Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water Action harnesses the grassroots power of our membership by endorsing in elections from the local to national level to elect progressive environmental champions who will work to protect clean water and fight climate change

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2016 Scorecard - 114th Congress

Commonsense public health and environmental protections have been under attack by anti-environment, anti-regulation Congresses since 2011.

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Clean Water Currents - Fall 2016

Clean Water Currents - Fall 2016

EPA Bans Discharge of Fracking Wastewater from Sewage Plants

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Donald Trump Will Not Have the Last Word on Our Water

Donald Trump is doing exactly what he said he would do when it comes to clean water and public health.

Clean Water Action Statement on President-Elect Donald Trump

This is frustrating but it's not a time to retreat. This is a moment for anyone who wants to protect clean water, act on climate, and improve public health to come together and take action.

From We All Live Downstream

Fight back against the Trump agenda
August 10, 2017

The first step on the road to ruin in a democracy is seduction, a good sales rap, and a charismatic pitchman who convinces us that a secure, prosperous  future is possible, but only he can get us there. That's what we're faced with now - a President seemingly ravaged by narcissism and paranoia, whose ego flames with popular passions who seems more concerned with satisfying his "base" than leading the country.

Send a message to the Senate about Scott Pruitt
February 17, 2017

Republicans in the Senate had an opportunity to protect clean water and safeguard public health by rejecting Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator. They didn't take it.

At the Boston Women's March
January 24, 2017

On Saturday January 21, 2017, Clean Water Action staff and members joined women solidarity marches across the country. Here are a just a few of the reasons why we're proud that we joined the march in Boston