National Blog Posts

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Two Hundred Thirty-Eight Against Clean Water

May 22, 2018

238 Members of Congress put the needs of corporate polluters, developers, and industrial agriculture before the priorities of their constituents.

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Reflections on My National Communications Internship

May 21, 2018

This internship has left me with a greater appreciation for the field of communications. It’s been rewarding to learn how to write in all different styles and for different readers, too. I know that this experience will help me to be a more successful communicator in the science field.

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EPA is Failing to Protect Children from Toxic Coal Plant Pollution

April 27, 2018

Scott Pruitt is failing our children -- on purpose.

Coal Ash at TVA's Kingston Fossil Plant / photo: flickr.com/appvoices (CC BY 2.0)

Scott Pruitt’s Latest Attack on Environmental Justice

April 24, 2018

Help us make sure that Scott Pruitt doesn’t increase the burden that communities of color face. Help us stop the rollback on coal ash protections.

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Diving Into the Fight for Clean Water

April 10, 2018

My whole life, I’ve lived near the water. I grew up in one of Long Island’s beach towns on the North Shore and I spent my childhood vacations at my grandmother’s log cabin on one of Minnesota’s ten thousand lakes. Even in my teenage years, I returned summer after summer to a camp on Vermont’s Lake Champlain.

U.S. Capitol Building / photo: shutterstock, Cvandyke

Connecticut’s Senators and Representatives – a 100% Clean Water Congressional Delegation

March 28, 2018

In Connecticut, all five of our Congressional Representatives, John Larson, Rosa DeLauro, Elizabeth Esty, Jim Himes and Joseph Courtney as well as our two Senators, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have a Clean Water voting record!