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January 17, 2020

Clean Water Action: Climate Change is Water Change

CLEAN Future Act is a Bold Plan to Address the Climate Crisis and Protect Water & Health

Long Branch, NJ--Clean Water Action joined Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. at a press event at Monmouth University today to support the Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s (CLEAN) Future Act - a bold new climate plan to achieve a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050.

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January 15, 2020

After giving the 2018-2019 New Jersey State Legislature a failing grade through October 2019, Clean Water Action is pleased that some environmental progress was made in the final two months of the two year term that ended at noon today. Accelerating progress early in the new legislative term is essential to ensuring greater environmental and public health protections for all. 

January 14, 2020

Three years ago, Maryland's Public Service Commission affirmed what people across Maryland had been demanding for years: that it's time to boldly move forward on offshore wind and make our state a leader in this growing new industry.

January 13, 2020

Trenton, NJ – Today Governor Murphy signed S-3215 / A-4606 into law which requires the DEP, BPU, and all state agencies to use a 20-year time horizon in addition to a 100-year horizon to more accurately calculate the global warming potential of greenhouse gas emiss

Corroded pipe with lead service fittings. Credit: Mike Thomas / Creative Commons
January 9, 2020

Today, Clean Water Action joined Governor Murphy to applaud his signing of legislation (S4110) to address New Jersey’s lead crisis. S4110 allows municipalities to pass an ordinance to allow workers access to private property to replace lead service lines.

Lake Superior in the Winter
January 7, 2020

What is the Public Trust Doctrine?

In Michigan, we understand that our fresh water is our most precious natural resource. Our state is literally defined by water, and in Michigan our water belongs to all of us.

January 6, 2020

Come for an informative afternoon with the Maryland environmental community! Hear from advocates and elected officials about Maryland's environmental legislative priorities, two of which are Clean Water Action priorities: banning Chlorpyrifos, banning plastic bags, protecting oysters, and ending "renewable energy" subsidies for trash incineration.



Open to All - Free Admission.

January 6, 2020

As part of the Fair Farms Campaign, we work with a coalition of local farmers, environmental groups, health groups, and businesses to elevate the message of our sustainable agricultural community in Maryland.

A stream flows green through a wooded area, indicating a leak during a dye test.
January 6, 2020

Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup requires nutrient reductions from every sector that contributes to water pollution.

January 6, 2020

How communities across Maryland handle their solid waste has enormous impacts on local air quality, municipal budgets, and climate change.