Press Releases

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021

"This executive order is a down-payment."


Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021

"We are eager to get to work to protect our water and health, strengthen our democracy, and fight for justice."


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Thursday, Jan 14, 2021

"Clean Water Action opposes Line 3 because of it threatens our communities, our health, our water, our climate, and violates treaty rights of Anishinaabe peoples and other nations in its path."

Monday, Jan 11, 2021

“The President is a danger to the nation. He must resign or be removed from office now, either through action under the 25th Amendment or through impeachment in the House and conviction in the Senate."


Wednesday, Jan 06, 2021

Washington DC -- Today a violent mob smashed its way into the US Capitol.

Clean Water Action President and CEO, Bob Wendelgass, released the following statement:

"We’re heartbroken by the assault on our country and on our democracy. We hope that calm prevails soon and people in and around the Capitol remain safe.

Friday, Jan 01, 2021

“If we learned one thing from 2020, it’s that good public health is the foundation of a strong society. The passage of this bill will contribute to the well being of our most vulnerable as well as all Massachusetts residents."

Thursday, Dec 24, 2020

Last night the Massachusetts House and Senate passed a ban on toxic flame retardant chemicals sending it to the Governor’s desk just under the wire as the end of the two year legislative session approaches. 

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020

“The Revised Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) is inadequate. The failure to require full lead service line replacement is the most glaring example of EPA’s failure to propose bold changes to reduce lead at the tap."

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Thursday, Dec 17, 2020

Clean Water Action is appalled by the sudden release of the massive $11.5 billion corporate tax subsidies bill and the undemocratic rush to shove it down the public’s throat during the holidays in the middle of the pandemic.