News & Updates

Hartford skyline and Connecticut River. Photo credit: Sean Pavone / iStock
October 20, 2017

It is time to speak up for our water in Connecticut. The Connecticut Water Planning Council (WPC), just announced multiple chances for you to learn more about the first CT State Water Plan which is currently in its final draft and public comment period.  The WPC needs to hear from you. Your perspectives and comments are essential for the WPC to share a well-rounded, publicly informed and comprehensive Plan to state legislators and the Governor on January 1, 2018.  

October 20, 2017

Two members of the Baltimore City Council want to ban new crude oil terminals from the city as part of an effort to limit the number of oil trains traveling through the area.

Council members Mary Pat Clarke and Ed Reisinger introduced a proposed change to the city’s zoning laws Monday that would add the oil terminals to a list of banned facilities, ranking them alongside nuclear power plants and incinerators.

October 20, 2017

A bill introduced in the Baltimore City Council Monday night would prohibit the expansion of the city's two crude oil terminals, and forbid the building of new ones.

Councilwoman Mary Pat Clark and Councilman Ed Resinger proposed the legislation to be part of the city's zoning code. WYPR's Dominique Maria Bonessi talks with Nathan Sterner about the bill.

October 19, 2017

“Its shocking that one of the few things Democrats and Republicans can agree on in Harrisburg is the need to continue to allow the oil and gas industry to evade our clean water laws,” stated Myron Arnowitt, Pennsylvania Director for Clean Water Action.

Some of our beach cleanup volunteers at work
October 18, 2017

Clean Water Action has offices all over the country, and that’s part of what makes us strong. Each of our offices is working hard to support our national mission to resist President Donald Trump’s polluting, dirty water agenda. 

October 18, 2017

“To fulfill the goals of the Clean Water Act, we must rebuild our water infrastructure, which will prevent billions of gallons of raw sewage from entering our rivers and lakes each year,”

October 18, 2017

"We've done this before - we were there during the campaign to pass the Clean Water Act and we have fought  to protect clean water ever since. We are already pounding the pavement and knocking on doors in neighborhoods throughout the nation and in the halls of Congress to make sure we put our health and the environment before the needs of polluters and special interests."

 

Fall at Indian Springs
October 12, 2017

Come see old friends, meet new ones, enjoy a delicious Sunday supper and engaging conversation at the beautiful Indian Springs Golf Club Café.

October 10, 2017

LANSING, MI – On Tuesday, October 10th, Clean Water Action members and Plainfield Township residents gathered at the Michigan State Capitol to hold a press conference highlighting the stories of communities impacted by contaminated water and calling on the Senate and Governor Snyder to reject the “No Stricter than Federal” bill being considered by the Senate.

October 9, 2017

"This proposal makes clear that Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt believe government's duty is to serve special interests. Repealing the Clean Power Plan will create huge uncertainty for the states and private companies who are already building plans to meet its ambitious goals."