News & Updates

Clean Water Action's Connecticut Director Anne Hulick Speaking at a Press Conference
December 10, 2021

(Hartford, CT) Clean Water Action was proud to join Senator Blumenthal, agency officials, Windsor leaders and numerous allies to highlight federal infrastructure funding coming to Connecticut.

December 3, 2021

USA TODAY spent a year investigating how climate change is exacerbating overflows, parsing through national rainfall data and reports of spilled sewage in dozens of states and cities. It found that, across the board, communities saddled with these systems now face harder and more frequent rainfalls that can lead to even more toxic spills.

“It’s not even theoretical, they’re already experiencing an increase in rainfall,” said Becky Hammer, deputy director for federal water policy at the Natural Resources Defense Council. “And their plans were not designed to accommodate it.”

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November 29, 2021

Join our Clean Water Week of Giving happening Dec 13-17 in Connecticut! Donate today.

November 19, 2021

"The Senate must act now, pass the Build Back Better Act, and deliver on the priorities the public has demanded for years."

November 18, 2021

"The Administration must finalize a robust policy that ensures all communities have clean drinking water sources and water bodies that are safe for swimming and fishing."

 

November 11, 2021

Clean Water Action organizers were on hand to celebrate Governor Murphy’s announcement that he is issuing an Executive Order to reduce New Jersey’s greenhouse gas emissions to 50% of their 2006 levels by the year 2030. The announcement took place with a backdrop of construction vehicles as workers continued to install the nation’s largest solar farm on reclaimed landfill.

oil and gas production in lost hills
November 4, 2021

CalGEM (the state agency that regulates oil and gas production) and the Governor’s office have proposed new oil and gas public health rules. They have proposed a 3200-foot setback from new oil and gas wells to protect frontline communities. This is huge -- but we have to make sure the proposal is finalized.

November 3, 2021

“Reform the filibuster now. It’s the only way to move forward"

November 2, 2021

“Until we transition away from oil and gas completely, we need the strongest possible rules to limit the harm to our climate and communities from this polluting industry."

October 29, 2021

With this historic investment, the President and Congress are taking important strides to ensure everyone has access to safe, clean, lead-free drinking water."