News & Updates

Beer / photo: (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
November 20, 2017

Attendance is free! We'll have live music, fine beverages, local art for sale, and fun. The 4th Tap Beer Cooperative has generously agreed to donate $1 of every beer purchased to Clean Water Action!

November 16, 2017

"I’m proud to see that many large global retailers are paying attention to this campaign and consumer demands for safer products and applaud those that have received top grades.  There is much more that needs to be done and I am particularly disturbed to see the two top retailers of baby products falling behind.  Hopefully, our visit today and the release of the 2nd Retailer Report Card will urge both Babies R Us and Buy Buy Baby to take serious action.”

November 14, 2017

PROVIDENCE - Clean Water Action is pleased to announce their endorsement of Aaron Regunberg's candidacy in the 2018 Democratic primary election for Lieutenant Governor.

November 7, 2017

Today, a coalition of environmental and climate justice, Indigenous rights, public health, consumer, and environmental groups delivered two letters urging lawmakers to oppose including the giveaway of billions of taxpayer dollars to the fossil fuel industry in any tax bill. Advocates are worried that a provision to expand the Section 45Q tax credit to oil, gas, and coal companies could be quietly snuck in through negotiations on House and Senate tax bills.

Wildwing Lake in Oakland County, MI. photo: (CC BY-NC 2.0)
November 6, 2017

Join us to hear about the state of water infrastructure in Oakland County and across Michigan, and what we must do to solve the problem.

Kathleen Murphy for Virginia Delegate District 34
October 31, 2017

Since winning the January 2015 special election, 34th District Del. Murphy has been a strong voice in the General Assembly on environmental issues, as protecting the Chesapeake Bay, defending the existing ban on uranium mining, and promoting renewable energy technology development.

Ralph Northam for Virginia Governor
October 31, 2017

Ralph Northam is a leader who will defend vital safeguards for clean water and public health while taking action to fight climate.

October 26, 2017

"This mean-spirited budget is completely at odds with American values. It will hurt millions of people and devastate our communities and climate. Congress is acting like a wholly-owned subsidiary of polluting industries, and this recklessness is more proof that Congressional leaders will do whatever these special interests ask them to do, no matter the consequences."

Hartford skyline and Connecticut River. Photo credit: Sean Pavone / iStock
October 20, 2017

It is time to speak up for our water in Connecticut. The Connecticut Water Planning Council (WPC), just announced multiple chances for you to learn more about the first CT State Water Plan which is currently in its final draft and public comment period.  The WPC needs to hear from you. Your perspectives and comments are essential for the WPC to share a well-rounded, publicly informed and comprehensive Plan to state legislators and the Governor on January 1, 2018.  

October 20, 2017

Two members of the Baltimore City Council want to ban new crude oil terminals from the city as part of an effort to limit the number of oil trains traveling through the area.

Council members Mary Pat Clarke and Ed Reisinger introduced a proposed change to the city’s zoning laws Monday that would add the oil terminals to a list of banned facilities, ranking them alongside nuclear power plants and incinerators.