Press Releases

"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.

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."

October 19, 2017

“Its shocking that one of the few things Democrats and Republicans can agree on in Harrisburg is the need to continue to allow the oil and gas industry to evade our clean water laws,” stated Myron Arnowitt, Pennsylvania Director for Clean Water Action.

October 18, 2017

“To fulfill the goals of the Clean Water Act, we must rebuild our water infrastructure, which will prevent billions of gallons of raw sewage from entering our rivers and lakes each year,”

October 18, 2017

"We've done this before - we were there during the campaign to pass the Clean Water Act and we have fought  to protect clean water ever since. We are already pounding the pavement and knocking on doors in neighborhoods throughout the nation and in the halls of Congress to make sure we put our health and the environment before the needs of polluters and special interests."

 

October 10, 2017

LANSING, MI – On Tuesday, October 10th, Clean Water Action members and Plainfield Township residents gathered at the Michigan State Capitol to hold a press conference highlighting the stories of communities impacted by contaminated water and calling on the Senate and Governor Snyder to reject the “No Stricter than Federal” bill being considered by the Senate.