Press Releases

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

MILFORD, MI – Following a devastating spill of several thousand gallons of hexavalent chromium from Tribar Manufacturing that reached the Huron River, dozens of concerned citizens, lawmakers, and activists gathered at Heavner Canoe Rental on Wednesday to address the need for state action to hold po

Monday, Aug 08, 2022

In response to the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) in the Senate, Bob Wendelgass, President and CEO of Clean Water Action, released the following statement.

Tuesday, Aug 02, 2022

A group of land conservation and environmental organizations advocating on behalf of An Act preserving open space in the Commonwealth, also known as the Public Lands Preservation Act (or PLPA) issued the following statement upon conclusion of the formal 2021-2022 legislative session:

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Tuesday, Jul 26, 2022

Clean Water Action jumped into the 2022 gubernatorial primary today and announced their endorsement of Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea for governor. 

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Thursday, Jul 14, 2022
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Monday, Jul 11, 2022

Clean Water Action announced their first round of early endorsements for the 2022 election cycle. All of these endorsees support Clean Water Action’s priorities including protecting residents from toxic chemicals, fighting plastic waste, and transitioning to a renewable energy future.

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Thursday, Jul 07, 2022

(Newark, NJ)—This afternoon, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced that Amazon will withdraw its proposal to build an air cargo hub at Newark Liberty International Airport. 

Tax fairness, better wages and fully-funded community services will make Michigan a better place for both families and businesses

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Thursday, Jun 30, 2022

Breaking– SCOTUS 10 am ruling that guts federal action on climate makes State budget corrections now even more critical

Cranford, NJ – Clean Water Action released the following statement as Governor Murphy signed the FY 2023 budget today.

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Thursday, Jun 30, 2022

In reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision today in West Virginia et al.  v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency et al., Clean Water Action President Robert Wendelgass released the following statement: