News & Updates

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March 3, 2021

Clean Water Action on behalf of its 3,213 Philadelphia members came out today in support of the City of Philadelphia’s lawsuit challenging the Commonwealth’s pre-emption of Philadelphia’s plastic shopping bag ban.

March 3, 2021

"The Senate must take up its version of this transformational legislation as soon as possible. Protecting and strengthening our democracy is too important for partisan politics. We, the people deserve to have our voices heard."

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March 1, 2021

Clean Water Action is excited to host our 35th annual conference, Upholding Democracy for a Healthy Environment, Saturday, April 17, 2021 on Zoom! All are welcome to attend.

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February 25, 2021

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) banned fracking in the Delaware River Watershed today, affecting four states and water supplies for millions, after eleven years of raging debate and public discourse.

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February 24, 2021

Clean Water Action plays an active role in the state legislative process.  We introduce and sponsor bills to protect our environment and communities, work to stop bills that roll back environmental and environmental justice protections, and provide expertise to decision makers on water, toxics, and community impacts.  This year Clean Water Action is sponsoring six bills that will protect the public from toxic chemical exposures and ensure that all Californians have access to safe water.  We will also campaign for bills to address the devastating harm to the health and safety of communities

February 19, 2021

The following statement can be attributed to Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action:

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February 17, 2021

Join us for a free Virtual Training on March 3rd at 5 pm EST. Sign up here.

February 16, 2021

Join us for a free virtual moving screening and discussion of "The Sacrifice Zone — An Industrial Wasteland"

February 16, 2021

Newark, NJ: Responding to Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement today on disbursement of the Volkswagen settlement and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds, and a new Executive Order on clean energy and green jobs, Kim Gaddy, Clean Water Action, NJ Environmental Justice Organizer, released the following statement:

February 13, 2021

"History won’t forget what former President Trump did or that these Senators put partisan loyalty before their country.”