Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water Action harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members and endorsing clean water leaders in elections from the local to national level.

Lake Winnebago - EPA Documerica Series

Stop Trump and his Polluter Friends’ Dirty Budget!

Tell your U.S. Senators and Representative to protect funding for clean air and water. Don’t gut vital protections!

Press Releases

May 15, 2017

Newark, NJ -- Expanding on what Clean Water Action has called "the strongest clean energy agenda by far," Democratic candidate for Governor Phil Murphy advanced new policy initiatives today to improve the quality of life in environmental justice communities. Watch live footage from the press conference on Facebook.

May 3, 2017

Trenton, NJ - Clean Water Action, New Jersey's largest environmental group, announced today its endorsement of Phil Murphy in the 2017 NJ Democratic primary for governor.

February 28, 2017

David Pringle, Clean Water Action’s NJ Campaign Director, issued the following statement in response to Governor Christie’s budget address this afternoon.

Civic Engagement and Democracy Blog Posts

August 18, 2017

Do you want to learn how to shape the future of Howard County? Does the planning process seem daunting?

Howard County is running their first PlanHoward Academy this fall to teach county residents how to participate in the process. Four sessions will include facilitated sessions, hands-on learning exercises, take-home materials, and web-based tools.

They are looking for applications to fill a class of 25 residents that want to be engaged in planning and improving life in Howard County.

You will:

Anna LaCombe and Steve Schultz dropping off constituent letters in the capitol
August 14, 2017

As the Minnesota Legislative Program Intern for Clean Water Action, I delved into the democratic process more than I ever had before.

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.