Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water Action harnesses the grassroots power of our membership by endorsing in elections from the local to national level to elect progressive environmental champions who will work to protect clean water and fight climate change

Clean Water Action Statement on Family Separation and the Indefinite Detention of Families Seeking Asylum.

We condemn, in the strongest terms, the separation of families and demand that separated children be reunited with their families immediately.   

What's Your Park Story?

Our nation’s parks face unprecedented threats from local budget cuts and encroaching oil and gas development.

From We All Live Downstream

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May 5, 2020

Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are joining with other nonprofits to mobilize a national day of giving. Ordinarily, this event happens in late November or early December but the need for action is too urgent to wait.

#GivingTuesdayNow May 5, 2020, spotlights the work of great 501-c-3 nonprofits like Clean Water Fund.

Minnesota’s Great Lakes Day team meeting with Republican U.S. Representative Jim Hagedorn (CD-1)
March 24, 2020

Clean Water Action Minnesota was in DC to talk about and support the GLRI Act of 2019 and advocated for significantly increasing federal funding for clean water and safe drinking water programs. The GLRI Act would provide stability for Great Lakes funding for at least five years, provide secure and stable funding, and will encourage more state and local governments, as well as private businesses, to invest in protection and restoration across the Great Lakes basin. 

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February 11, 2020

These cuts won’t just mean that EPA is doing less to protect our water, they also hit state and local governments and drinking water systems hard. States where Clean Water Action works would lose out on federal funding, leaving taxpayers and ratepayers holding the bag.