Lead and Drinking Water
Lead is a highly poisonous metal and can affect almost every organ in the body and the nervous system. It is a naturally occurring element found, due to human activity, in all parts of our environment
The Chilling Effect of Oil and Gas Money on Our Democracy
The weakness of campaign finance laws allows the oil and gas industry to elect candidates who support efforts to undermine environmental protections

The Issues

Jersey City. Photo credit: J J / Creative Commons - Flickr
Protect Our Water and Health
Fighting harmful impacts of oil & gas production.
Reducing exposure to toxic chemicals in products.
Innovative programs to reduce waste

From We All Live Downstream

Blackstone River Waterfall. Photo credit: scott conner / Shutterstock
May 27, 2016

As public attention is focused on drinking water in light of the crisis in Flint, Michigan you would think that clarifying that we want to protect all of our water resources would be a no brainer. But the Clean Water Rule remains tangled up in litigation brought by powerful special interests and some states, including Michigan. 

US Map with Aquifer Exemptions plotted
March 25, 2016

On March 23, we sent a legal petition to EPA requesting the Agency revoke or amend its rules governing Aquifer Exemptions.

Three glasses of water on a table. Photo credit:  bunyarit / Shutterstock
March 2, 2016

Increased oversight of state programs is essential in light of public concern in the wake of events in Flint, Michigan.

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