Protecting Pennsylvania from Oil and Gas Development

Clean Water Action believes strongly in Pennsylvanians' constitutional right to clean water and air. Clean Water Action is working to protect the health and environment of our communities from oil and gas operation's harmful impacts.

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Allegheny County Deserves Clean Air!

Over this past Christmas, residents in the Mon Valley suffered from nearly a week of unhealthy air pollution levels – violating federal Clean Air A

Comments on Permit for an Underground Injection Control well in Plum Borough, PA

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

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Clean Your Air: Apply to the Clairton Home Air Filter Distribution Program

Clean Water Action, and a coalition of organizations working in the City of Clairton, have established the Clairton Home Air Filter Distribution Program to provide portable air purifiers/cleaners in Clairton homes to reduce exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution. 

From We All Live Downstream

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March 16, 2020

Pennsylvanians are grappling with the fallout from the recently passed House Bill 1100 which provides tax incentives for the build out of the petrochemical industry.

One perspective that emerged in southwest Pennsylvania is that we shouldn’t back elected officials that don’t support policies that create blue collar prevailing wage jobs that will uplift Pennsylvanians. This perspective only gets it partially right.

April 3, 2019

In the predawn hours of Christmas Eve, December 24, 2018, early rising residents of the Monongahela Valley southeast of Pittsburgh might have thought they were getting surprised by an early sunrise, but the reality was just as surprising and much more dangerous. A massive fire at the Clairton Coke Works (CCW) painted the sky red and orange as on site first responders and steelworkers heroically battled a blaze that stretched the size of a football field.

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October 23, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler will be in Pittsburgh tomorrow, keynoting the Shale Insight Conference.