Civic Engagement and Elections

Clean Water Action harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members and endorsing clean water leaders in elections from the local to national level.

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A Shared Vision for Pennsylvania’s Environment

Clean Water Action came together with allied organizations across Pennsylvania to develop “PDF icon A Shared Vision for Pennsylvania’s Environment and Communities”.

Recent Actions

Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

New Jersey legislators have proposed a constitutional Green Amendment that will recognize and protect the rights of all the people of the state, including future generations, to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments.

Don't Let Texas Make Voting Even Harder

The ability to participate in free and open elections is a cornerstone of democratic government. States should focus on protecting the freedom to vote, not placing additional barriers to voting.

Take Action to Protect Our Democracy!

We can’t protect our health or environment or tackle the climate crisis without a democracy that works for all of us.

Civic Engagement and Elections Blog Posts

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September 27, 2022

Clean Water Action has endorsed candidates in legislative races based on previous record and commitment to our priority areas, including reducing waste, protecting local waterways, and environmental justice.

Statewide:

  • Wes Moore for Governor

 

Anne Arundel County:

  • Senator Sarah Elfreth, District 30
  • Dawn Gile, for Senate in District 33
  • Andrew Pruski for House of Delegates in District 33A
  • Delegate Heather Bagnall for House of Delegates in District 33C

 

Baltimore City:

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September 27, 2022

The power and conviction of Jim Florio to do what was right for people and environment extended far beyond New Jersey

Clean Water 50 Stories: Rep Frank Hornstein
September 26, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we are lifting up voices and stories in the Clean Water movement through #CleanWater50Stories. Our story is the story of everyday people who have used their power to make a difference to create a healthier and greener future for all. Meet Minnesota Representative Frank Hornstein!