Environmental Justice

Clean Water Action works with partners across the country to address the environmental injustice that disproportionately impacts Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color.

Environmental Justice Blog Posts

A collage of images from the 2020 legislative session
January 7, 2022

Maryland's legislative session starts this Wednesday! For the following 90 days, we'll be working to get important legislation passed for clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.

CT-Week of Giving Fundraising Campaign TwitteR
December 8, 2021

Join our Clean Water Week of Giving happeningĀ Dec 13-17 in Connecticut!

Kern River Oil Field
October 22, 2021

Yesterday, Governor Newsom and CalGEM (California Geologic Energy Management), the state agency that regulates oil and gas production, announced a draft rule to create a 3200-foot setback from new oil and gas wells to protect frontline communities. This setback would place a health and safety buffer zone between new oil and gas wells and homes, schools, hospitals, as well as other sensitive receptors .