Tracking Attacks from Congress on Public Health, Clean Water, and Action on Climate Change
Keeping tabs on the 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Clean Water Action Statement on the Violence in Charlottesville
This hatred has no place in our society whether it plays out in violence, in white supremacist torch marches like we saw Friday, in environmental racism, or in every day events that often go unreported.
Stop President Trump's Assault On Streams and Wetlands!
Don't Let President Trump Gut Protections for Clean Water

The Issues

Stream, image from the surface of the water. Photo credit: Olesya Mishkina / Shutterstock
Protect Our Water and Health
Fighting Harmful Impacts of Oil and Gas Production
Climate Change is Water Change
Engaging the Public, Electing Clean Water Leaders

From We All Live Downstream

Back to 1985?
June 16, 2017

EPA is already underfunded, suffering from years of budget cuts despite its crucial role in protecting all of us. Further reducing EPA’s budget would severely limit its ability to protect our water, air and climate. The proposal calls for slashing grants to states to carry out their environmental and health protection programs.

Waste_Plastic_National_Pile. Photo: Mikadun / Shutterstock
August 4, 2017

As we learned in July, the world is awash in plastic trash. We've produced more than 9 billion tons of plastic since the middle of the 20th century and most of it lingers in landfills and recycling piles, in our oceans, on our beaches, and in our bodies. It's not going anywhere anytime soon.  It's our toxic legacy.

SAIS Clean Water Action Team
August 15, 2017

Since September 2016, as part of the Johns Hopkins SAIS International Environmental and Energy Practicum, I have been researching in partnership with Clean Water Action in order to inform the public about a little-known method of oil and gas production: Enhanced Oil Recovery. The culmination of our team’s research is the new report, “The Environmental Risks and Oversight of Enhanced Oil Recovery in the United States.”

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