September 11, 2017

District of Columbia

Budget Victory

Getting Toxic Sediment out of
the Anacostia River

The Anacostia River corridor within the District of Columbia contains 15 miles of shoreline, 1,200 acres of green space, and a string of 10 adjacent neighborhoods on the river’s east side in Wards 7 and 8. Polluted and neglected for decades, the Anacostia River is undergoing a renaissance thanks to years of community advocacy.

September 11, 2017


2017 Legislative Victory

Protecting Public Health and the
Potomac River from Sewage Dumping

September 11, 2017

Energize, Mobilize, Localize

The People’s Climate March in Baltimore

September 7, 2017

Clean Water Action has joined with other organizations, representing combined membership of millions of Americans, to voice our opposition to anti-environment budget riders and our opposition to a federal budget that would slash environmental and clean water protections.

Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy
August 22, 2017

Americans should understand the goal of the oil and gas industry: drill, extract, and burn all the oil and gas resources it can acquire. The business plan is to burn it all.Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

August 7, 2017

Check out New Jersey Currents - Clean Water Action's Summer Newsletter 2017!

July 28, 2017

Clean Water Action urges EPA to deny the proposed UIC permit for Penneco Environmental Solutions.

July 27, 2017

On behalf of our millions of members, the undersigned organizations urge you to oppose H.R. 3219, the so-called Make American Secure Appropriations Act, 2018. This package includes provisions that are harmful to water and ocean resources, cuts funding for clean energy innovation, undermines safe nuclear waste storage, and attacks border communities.

July 27, 2017

Our organizations, along with our millions of members and supporters, urge you to oppose all damaging ideological riders in H.R. 3219, the “Defense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act.

July 21, 2017

With year after year of record-breaking heat and historic degradation of ice sheets, it is reckless for the House to spend floor time voting to tie the hands of our armed forces and leave our military unprepared to deal with security threats posed by a changing climate. For these reasons, we urge you to OPPOSE the Perry Amendment #390.