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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2019

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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Volunteer for our Virtual Phonebank!

September 11, 2020

We need all hands on deck to elect clean water champions to the Pennsylvania General Assembly, the US House and the White House.


2019-2020 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard

August 5, 2020

The scores don’t lie. They tell the real story about whether or not our legislators are working to protect our environment, health and safety or serving other agendas. That’s why we collaborated on the PDF icon 2019-2020 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard​ which compiles a list of the most important environmental votes taken this session in the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

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Coalition Works to Provide Home Air Purifiers in Clairton

May 28, 2020

A coalition of community, health, and environmental organizations has been working to provide home air purifiers to help protect Clairton residents with respiratory and cardiovascular disease from the threat of ongoing pollution.

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Clean Water Action Responds to DEP’s Important Oil and Gas Rule Comment Period

May 26, 2020

This Saturday, May 23rd, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will publish a draft rule in the Pennsylvania Bulletin that will cut methane and air pollution from existing oil and gas operations.

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Clean Your Air: Apply to the Clairton Home Air Filter Distribution Program

May 4, 2020

Clean Water Action, and a coalition of organizations working in the City of Clairton, have established the Clairton Home Air Filter Distribution Program to provide portable air purifiers/cleaners in Clairton homes to reduce exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution.