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REI--Will you put our health and planet first?

May 25, 2022

While 21.5 million members have trusted REI’s products, recent testing identified PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) chemicals in popular REI brand-name jackets, including chemicals banned for manufacture in the United States and European Union!

We want REI to prevent PFAS pollution

REI Members to REI: Take Leadership on PFAS!

April 27, 2022

REI has tarnished its reputation as a company committed to sustainability by continuing to sell clothing, including for children, that contains PFAS.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Luisa Santos

April 25, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we’re sharing our history and stories of the people who have helped us protect clean water along the way through #CleanWater50Stories.

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Clean Water 50th Stories: Lilly Marcelin

April 12, 2022

Meet Lilly Marcelin: Lilly is a persistent, hard working advocate for Black women’s health who weaves together art, science, and advocacy for positive change.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Casey "Cee" Byrd

March 28, 2022

Meet Cee! Cee got involved with Clean Water Action through our Youth Action Collaborative that they joined as an undergrad at UMass Boston

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Emily Rochon

March 17, 2022

Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!