Press Releases

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Monday, Aug 10, 2020

Clean Water Action is pleased to announce its first round of endorsed candidates for the 2020 election cycle.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

he NJ Environmental Justice Alliance, Ironbound Community Corp. and Clean Water Action issued the following statement in response to the NJ Assembly Democrats refusal to conduct a previously scheduled final vote today on a critical environmental justice bill (A2212-S232, McKeon- Singleton) that has already passed the Senate and has unusually strong support from Governor Murphy, Senator Booker, NJ Urban Mayors Association, and over 250 labor, faith and justice groups.

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Thursday, Aug 06, 2020

Testing suggests toxic PFAS chemicals in packaging from McDonald’s “Big Mac” and Burger King’s “Whopper”

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

“Repairing the damage Trump has done won’t be easy or quick. It will require vision, moral clarity, a willingness to listen, and a leader who will act in the best interest of all of us. Joe Biden is that leader.”




Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020


Thursday, Jul 23, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic exposed critical need to provide safe water for all, but too many Californians still go without

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Amidst a growing pandemic, a coalition of clean water advocates is marking the one-year anniversary of the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund and calling on the state to maintain urgency on the program’s success.

Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020

The following statement can be attributed to Sean McBrearty, Michigan Legislative and Policy Director, Clean Water Action:

“This is a day to remember. The Great American Outdoors Act will boost our economy and begin to provide more equitable access to parks and open space for communities across the nation. We applaud Congress for passing this landmark bill and look forward to seeing it in action."


Monday, Jul 20, 2020

An incredibly powerful and diverse array of over 170 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents including unions, environmental justice, social justice, community, faith-based groups, urban mayors, and an united environmental community called on the NJ State Assembly to pass the strongest possible version of the cumulative impacts bill (S232/A2212) out of committee today and the full Assembly on July 30th

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020

Making it more difficult for people to speak out and eliminating requirements to consider climate change impacts is a recipe for disaster.