News & Updates

June 21, 2021

Happy Halloween! Join us for Zero Waste Fridays as we learn about creative, green ways to dispose of your pumpkin.

Friday, October 29th

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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June 21, 2021

What are we to do with our food scraps? Join us as we explore backyard, municipal, and private composting options as we take our food scraps out of the trash.

Friday, October 15th

1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET

June 21, 2021

Join Clean Water Action and partners to learn about ban bans and fees, and the status of the various laws designed to curb plastic bag pollution in the Mid-Atlantic.

Friday, September 17th

1:00pm ET - 2:00pm ET

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June 21, 2021

Join Clean Water Action and partners to learn about zero waste in the lunch bag and how schools throughout the Mid-Atlantic are taking action to reduce waste in the schoolroom! Get back to school on the right foot with cleaner, greener lunch choices.

Friday, September 3rd

1:00pm ET - 2:00pm ET

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June 11, 2021

At a public hearing held by the Allegheny County Health Department last night, Mon Valley residents urged ACHD to enact new rules to stop hazardous air pollution episodes in Allegheny County. Over 300 residents from the Mon Valley and Pittsburgh have submitted public comments to ACHD supporting a strong rule to make plants in the Mon Valley, like U.S. Steel, cut their pollution when air quality rises to dangerous levels.

NJ #staycation in the Basin
June 9, 2021

The Delaware River Basin is an important region where millions of people visit every year, enjoying day trips, hiking, fishing, boating, wildlife watching and vacationing. Unfortunately, this region is now at risk and we need to do all we can to protect it! Join our #StaycationInTheBasin Social Media Campaign!

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June 9, 2021

Washington DC -- Today the Biden administration announced its plan to safeguard water and communities across the nation by reconsidering the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule, which stripped certain streams and wetlands of Clean Water Act protection. 

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June 3, 2021

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a virtual community roundtable in Pittsburgh on revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule.

May 27, 2021

“As we struggle to secure clean air and clean water for families here in the Central Valley, the last thing we need is irresponsible companies dumping their toxic water near our communities, endangering both water and air, and placing our families at risk.” said Jesus Alonso, Kern Community Organizer at Clean Water Fund and Clean Water Action. “This incredible victory is a testament to the power of community residents and allies working together to hold industry accountable and help families breathe a little easier.”

Ed Gainey
May 26, 2021

Clean Water Action has endorsed Ed Gainey as the next Mayor of Pittsburgh.