News & Updates

September 18, 2017

Crude oil trains traveling thugrough Baltimore put neighborhoods across the city at risk - and we're bringing the news right to them.  Join us for documentary screenings and discussions in the blast zone neighborhoods nearest to you to learn about crude oil trains, how local activists have been fighting back - and winning! - and how you can help protect our city from fossil fuels and other sources of pollution.


September 15, 2017

"The Republican leadership in the House of Representatives has failed Americans once again by turning their backs on families and handing out giveaways to polluters."

September 13, 2017

This is a reckless decision and a slap in the face to anyone who thinks that public health should be prioritized over industry bottom-lines. Scott Pruitt's EPA is doing what it does best - pandering to polluters who line the pockets of their allies on Capitol Hill with campaign donations.

September 12, 2017

As the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives returns to session to consider revenue packages for the state budget, environmental leaders gathered with local citizens in the Capitol on Tuesday to deliver a message: the proposed budget is a raw deal for all Pennsylvanians.

September 8, 2017

A dedicated group of Baltimore’s faith leaders, communities and environmentalists have been working hard to put the kibosh on highly flammable “oil bomb trains” entering Baltimore City. The Baltimore City Council will soon consider a creative local zoning law designed to seriously limit dangerous oil trains’ terminal expansion. Here’s why you should care and also some simple actions you can take to make your voice heard.

September 8, 2017

Be a difference maker when it comes to the environment, our health, our future.

Become 1 of the 100 for Clean Water.

September 1, 2017

You are one of the big reasons that Clean Water Action can lead the way on so many important issues in Connecticut.  With your help and support, we're taking on the things that matter to you in Hartford and in communities throughout the state. 

It's time to celebrate! 

Join us at the Indian Springs Golf Club in Middlefield for a wonderful evening of conversation. Meet friends, neighbors, and fellow Clean Water members.

Solar panels, blue sky. Photo credit: epicurean / iStock
August 31, 2017

Every three years, Connecticut examines and adjusts our energy policy to make sure it is serving our best interests.  But the draft Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) for 2018-20, released in July, misses too many opportunities including delayed public health benefits from more renewable energy, economic benefits to CT from more jobs in the clean energy sector and assuring that we’ll meet our legally required green house gas (GHG) emission reduction targets.

Here are the opportunities we cannot afford to miss.

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August 31, 2017

The biggest problem with combined systems is that during rainfall events the water flow often exceeds the systems' capacity.

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August 31, 2017

Nestle has again applied to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to increase the amount of water it is allowed to pump from wells near Evart, MI from 218 gallons per minute to 400 gallons per minute.