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Big Wins to Stop "Forever Chemicals"

November 14, 2019

We’re celebrating some big wins with our Mind the Store campaign work this fall! This campaign focuses on targeting major retailers and urging them to work with their suppliers to shift away from toxic chemicals in products, including the “forever chemicals” known as PFAS or per and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Recent highlights include: 

September 17, 2019: Home Depot announces it will no longer sell carpets or textiles containing PFAS chemicals.

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Celebrating Good Times & Environmental Champions in Connecticut

November 12, 2019

Learn more about our Fall Harvest event!

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Working With Students to Protect Our Water

August 21, 2019

One of the best things about working for Clean Water Action is the opportunity to meet and work with so many wonderful people on a variety of issues that protect our water and reduce pollution. A highlight this year was working with students and teachers at the Connecticut River Academy to design and build a rain garden that will reduce stormwater runoff into the Connecticut River.

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PFAS spill - A Tragic Irony

July 24, 2019

Learn more about our fight to protect Connecticut's waterways from PFAS contamination.

We Won! Historic State Water Plan Passes in Connecticut

June 26, 2019

Clean Water Action celebrates the passage of the historic State Water Plan.

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Together, we achieved our goal and sent a loud message to restore Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Funds!

May 28, 2019

In 2017, Connecticut’s General Assembly made an outrageous and short-sighted decision to  raid $145 million dollars of energy efficiency and clean energy funds and sweep them into the state’s general fund to help plug a fiscal crisis.