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Celebrating Earth Day 2022

Earth Day Priorities: 3 actions you can take right now to make a difference

April 22, 2022

This Earth Day, take a moment to make your voice heard! Earth Day can be overwhelming. There is no shortage of troubling information about increasing climate change, and what that means for our communities and our health.

Say No to a New M-83 Highway

March 21, 2022

M83 is an outdated solution to our traffic and development problems, yet it is still a part of Montgomery County's Master Plan of Highways and Transitways. Two other parallel highways exist - instead of investing in yet another highway Montgomery County should invest in transit and other transportation alternatives. Bus rapid transit, expanding Ride-On services, and investing in problematic intersections should be pursued before plowing through hundreds of acres of forest and preserve.

Clean Water on the Move

Clean Water on the Move - March 2022

March 8, 2022

Welcome to Clean Water on the Move, your monthly update from Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund in New Jersey!

Wins for Clean Water Across the Country

November 18, 2021

With your support, Clean Water Action is making a big impact for our water, health and communities across the country! Check out this roundup of the latest and greatest accomplishments. To support our programs, make a special contribution here. By speaking out together, our voices are heard!

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Living with PFAS in the Water

June 21, 2021

97% of Americans already have traces of PFAS in their blood, making it clear that this is an issue that everyone has a stake in. Drinking clean water is a basic human right. Whether it is you, or someone you love that is in the 97%, we must all take action today.

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The future is unwritten.

October 22, 2020

Neil Bhaerman is a Clean Water Action member and former Clean Water Action phone canvasser and Communications Manager. He currently directs communications for the Ohio Federation of Teachers

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Let’s All Do Our Part On World Water Day

March 20, 2020

March 22 is World Water Day, a United Nations observance showcasing the need for access to clean healthy water around the world and the critical need to protect this precious resource. 

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We Need Elected Officials Who Support the Environment and Blue Collar Jobs

March 16, 2020

Pennsylvanians are grappling with the fallout from the recently passed House Bill 1100 which provides tax incentives for the build out of the petrochemical industry.

One perspective that emerged in southwest Pennsylvania is that we shouldn’t back elected officials that don’t support policies that create blue collar prevailing wage jobs that will uplift Pennsylvanians. This perspective only gets it partially right.

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EPA's Lead and Copper Rule Proposal: Failing to Protect Public Health

February 11, 2020

Today, I was honored to testify at the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change Hearing on EPA's Lead and Copper Rule Proposal: Failing to Protect Public Health.

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Green Infrastructure- the Solution to Pittsburgh's Sewage Overflow & Increasing Rain Events

November 11, 2019

We are already seeing the impacts of a changing climate through heavy rain.