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Eliminating Toxics To Improve Human Health

August 21, 2019

More than 80,000 chemicals are currently used in the United States, and most haven’t been adequately tested for their effects on human health.

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Safer Chemicals in Virginia

July 23, 2019

Elected and appointed officials need to work toward a health-based limit on PFAS chemicals in products and drinking water, and promote policies that help communities to clean up contamination and hold polluters accountable. Learn more.

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Protecting our water and health from the "forever chemicals"

July 22, 2019

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

Grassroots Management Trainee

October 5, 2016

Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.

Community Organizer - Field

September 26, 2016

Clean Water Action is currently hiring field staff and interns to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities.

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Stormwater impacts on Virginia

February 24, 2016

Unlike pollution that can controlled at a single source, stormwater management requires a comprehensive solution.