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2014 - Minnesota Endorsements

Clean Water Action is proud to announce our endorsement of the following candidates for Minnesota Legislature. We believe that their strong and consistent environmental positions and dedication to community involvement make these candidates the best choices to lead our state.

There is no single issue that we base our endorsement decision on, we consider the breadth of their record on environmental issues such as clean energy, clean water, toxics, and others.

Clean Water Action Minnesota has endorsed the following candidates:

Clean Water Action Announces 2014 General Election Endorsements in RI

Providence — Clean Water Action is proud to announce our list of endorsed candidates for the 2014 General Election on November 4.

“Rhode Island voters have a real opportunity to support environmental candidates this year,” said Meg Kerr, Rhode Island director of Clean Water Action. “Our state needs more leaders who will take action to promote clean renewable energy, create green jobs, protect our drinking water supply, and fund public transportation. These candidates have earned Clean Water Action’s endorsement by demonstrating their commitment to protecting our environment.”

Federal Officers
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09/25/2014 - 12:28

Celebrating 40 Years of SDWA!

Congressional Endorsements - Virginia

Opportunity for Clean Water Voters in Northern Virginia

Clean Water Action has endorsed John Foust in his bid for Northern Virginia’s 10th Congressional District seat vacancy, created by Rep. Frank Wolf’s retirement.

Dodge Poetry Fest Green Team Volunteers Needed!


The Dodge Poetry Festival is one of the largest poetry events in North America and it is happening in Newark! The event is taking place at the NJ Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Thursday, October 23, through Sunday October 26, 2014.

For four days Newark's vibrant downtown Arts District will be transformed into a poetry village featuring some of our most celebrated, diverse and vibrant poets and spoken word artists.

Funding for Grassroots Organizing in PA Shalefields

Clean Water Reflections on the People's Climate March

Clean Water at the People's Climate March


Clean Water joined the more than 400,000 people who marched in New York on September 21st. Dozens of staff, Board members, and members came to New York by bus, train, plane, car...and ferry.

It was an amazing day and, in the words of Bob Wendelgass, "the start of something big". Throughout the week staff will be reflecting on the March and talking about what we can all do to keep the momentum going.

Pennsylvania House Guts Stream Protections

House members cave to well-funded industry lobbyists, as appeals from Pennsylvanians and conservationists are ignored

Harrisburg, PA— A bill that threatens clean water by eliminating protections for certain streams with streamside buffers – the trees and vegetation that grow along stream banks – has passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The bill will be considered by the Senate, where it awaits a very uncertain future owing to a much stronger buffers bill, S.B. 1465 by Senator Rafferty.

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09/22/2014 - 15:30

Legislature Can Reverse Christie’s Veto of Frack Waste Ban!

fracking cracked glassIn August, much to our disappointment and concern but not surprise, Governor Christie vetoed a key clean water bill (S1041) that would have banned the dumping of frack waste in New Jersey. 

The governor rejec

Chemicals in Laundry Water Polluting U.S. Waterways

For release: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:01 AM EST Contact: Kim LaBo, 651-587-7752 (cell) Erika Schreder, 206-632-1545 ext 119,

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09/17/2014 - 13:00
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