Press Releases

Tuesday, Mar 08, 2022

Washington DC -- The State Revolving Fund programs have long provided low-interest loans to communities across the nation. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act brings forth long-overdue funding for these vital programs while also including much needed focus on water equity. Today the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Implementation Memorandum.

Thursday, Mar 03, 2022

LANSING, MI - This afternoon more than a dozen organizations penned a letter to Governor Whitmer condemning the passage of legislation this week that would provide huge tax giveaways to wealthy individuals while putting at risk funding to support Michigan families and communities. The groups called for the Governor to veto any proposal that hurts people struggling to get by in order to give more to the rich and wealthy corporations who have profited during the pandemic and increased inflation by raising prices.

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action  and Sierra Club Michigan Chapter announced their endorsement of Gretchen Whitmer for Governor of Michigan.

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2022

LANSING - Today, Clean Water Action and Sierra Club Michigan Chapter announced their endorsement of Dana Nessel for Attorney General of Michigan.

Monday, Feb 21, 2022

Report highlights the need to clean up Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, through passage of the Reclaim Renewable Energy Act (HB11)

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Tuesday, Feb 01, 2022

Today Empower NJ coalition along with advocates and more are testifying at NJDEP’s public hearing on its Control and Prohibition of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rule, which is part of the NJ Protecting Against Climate Threats (PACT) rulemaking process.

Friday, Feb 11, 2022

Newark, NJ–Today, Clean Water Action joined Vice President Kamala Harris and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Director Michael Regan in Newark to discuss President Biden’s plan to follow Newark’s model to replace lead service lines using investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure law and finally get the lead out of drinking water.

Kim Gaddy, National Environmental Justice Director for Clean Water Action, released the following statement:

Tuesday, Feb 08, 2022

MA – The following statement has been issued by Clean Water Action, Conservation Law Foundation, and Community Labor United on the new Energy Efficiency Three-Year Plan released by the Department of Public Utilities:

Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

"While we’re frustrated by this obstruction, the fight to make our democracy work for all is far from over. We will not yield."

 

Friday, Jan 14, 2022

“Protecting our freedom to vote and preventing partisan subversion of our elections is essential if we are to address the most pressing issues we face today like the climate crisis, environmental racism and injustice, and safeguarding our air, lands, waters, wildlife, and oceans."