Far too many members of the Florida congressional delegation put polluter profits before people. But there are some clean water leaders. Senator Bill Nelson and Representatives Kathy Castor, Alcee Hastings, and Patrick Murphy are environmental champions.
New Hampshire's Congressional delegation is split and it shows in the scores. Senator Kelly Ayotte and Representative Frank Guinta joined with their Republican colleagues to vote time and time again to undermine protections for clean water, stall action on climate change, and put polluters profits before people.
A Candidate for President, Standing Up for Water
In late September Hillary Clinton confirmed that we can count on her administration to protect clean water when she spoke out in support of the Clean Water Rule. This commonsense safeguard reaffirms that the small streams and wetlands which feed the drinking water sources for 1 in 3 Americans and filter pollutants are protected under the Clean Water Act.
Donald Trump has pledged to rescind it.
The Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard is a joint project of Conservation Voters of PA, PennEnvironment, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, and Clean Water Action.
Our organizations believe that democracy works best when the electorate is informed about crucial votes that affect them and our environment—and can use the information to engage their elected leaders and hold them accountable.
The Railroad Commission of Texas has failed to implement Safe Drinking Water Act protections and allowed injection activity into underground sources of drinking water — removing them from future supplies at a time of rapid population growth and recurrent drought.
Pennsylvanians can count on Senator Bob Casey and Representatives like Bob Brady and Matthew Cartwright to protect clean water, take action on climate, and vote against efforts to undermine landmark laws like the Clean Water and Clean Air Acts.