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Corporate polluters and their friends in Congress are pushing an extreme agenda to roll back vital laws, regulations, and funding that protect clean water, reduce air pollution, and fight climate change. Please urge your representatives in Congress to stand up for commonsense protections, and to reject budget cuts that undermine vital safeguards.

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Who's Minding the Store, the 2017 Retailer Report Card was released recently. It shows that while some retailers are making improvements in getting toxic products off their shelves, the industry as a whole is failing to protect consumer health.

Oil and Gas Money is Choking our Democracy

The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.

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Ask Governor Baker to commit to the law he signed this summer and double our state’s offshore wind energy today. Climate change won’t wait for Baker and the utility companies, we have no choice but to act now.

The BRESCO trash incinerator burns municipal waste from Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and contractors across the region. Send MDE a message: you must make sure BRESCO studies its air pollution, and you must set much stronger pollution limits in 2020.

Protect the Great Lakes, Shut Down Line 5

Take action today, and tell Governor Snyder and Attorney General Schuette to let the voters decide the fate of Line 5 in November instead of circumventing the will of the people and state law by rushing through another shady deal with Enbridge.

YES! I call on Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar to oppose EPA efforts to undermine protections for streams, wetlands, and drinking water. Minnesotans are counting on our Senators to stand up for clean water.

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Despite the fact that toxic fluorinated chemicals have been linked to cancer, birth defects, liver problems, and decreased effectiveness of vaccines, they are still used in food packaging. This is unacceptable, which is why Clean Water Action is sponsoring AB 958, a bill that would require any food packaging and cookware containing one of these chemicals to include a warning label.