News & Updates

February 12, 2018

"It seems that the President and his advisors picked through the trash of their worst ideas and rejected proposals, repackaged them, and hoped no one would notice."

 

 

 

February 12, 2018

"This isn't a plan, it's a scam to sell off our roads, bridges, and other vital infrastructure to wealthy corporations while gutting the bedrock laws that have protected our water, air, and health for decades"

February 12, 2018

Today the Appellate Court released their decision on NJ Sierra Club vs NJDEP on the Exxon settlement. They have ruled against our appeal based on merit but had a split decision on standing and right to appeal. The court decided that the environmental groups suing, have standing enough to appeal this case. By appealing the case, this decision comes after the constitutional dedication of settlement funds. This means that the money will not be able to be diverted for other purposes.

David Zwick in Clean Water's Office
February 6, 2018

David didn't just found an organization, he started a movement that endures to this day. We are all in his debt.

February 6, 2018

Conservation groups today challenged in court the administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections from rivers, lakes, streams and other waters that feed drinking-water sources for nearly 20 million people in the South and 117 million people across the country.

February 6, 2018

Today, more than 30 environmental, health and social justice organizations urged Congressional leaders to exclude an extension of the tax credit for carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) from any spending bill.

Florida Capitol Building / photo: istock, happyjones
February 6, 2018

The Florida Legislature is in full swing with the end of session looming on March 9, 2018. As in past years, there are bills on critical water and protecting local government rights sitting in Committee with the clock ticking. 

February 6, 2018

Today, Clean Water Action joined a broad coalition of business, community, and environmental groups at a Statehouse press conference to speak out about the nuclear subsidy bill, S877 (Sweeney).

February 6, 2018

Converting Diesel Powered Fleets to Electric Will Greatly Reduce Asthma and Cancer Rates

February 5, 2018

Trenton, NJ--New Jersey lawmakers took a solid step toward setting the state on a renewable energy future by putting the brakes on a controversial $300 million bailout for the benefit of PSE&G stockholders. The bailout would have been a stumbling block for Governor Philip Murphy’s plan to achieve a 21st Century renewable energy future for New Jersey.