Publications

Pennsylvania Currents - Fall 2017
November 17, 2017

In this issue: A Clean Budget for Pennsylvania; Protect the Clean Water Rule for Pennsylvania’s Waters; Protect Vulnerable Communities from Lead Exposure; Green Infrastructure in Pittsburgh; Are Your Legislators Voting to Protect Our Water?

November 16, 2017

On behalf of our millions of members and activists, we write to urge you to oppose the Republican leadership’s tax legislation. This plan would lavish huge tax cuts to the richest 1% and corporate polluters that are destined to be paid for by the health and environmental well- being of communities across the country.

November 14, 2017

CO2-EOR presents risks to groundwater, the surface environment, and the health of communities living near oil fields.

 

Michigan Currents - Fall 2017
November 9, 2017

In this issue: Michigan’s Water Infrastructure — Investing in Our Future; Line 5 Update; Clean Water Members Clean Up Lake St. Clair Metropark; Michigan Septic Systems; Welcome Clean Water Action's New Michigan Director; Another Coal Plant Bites the Dust!

November 7, 2017

November 7, 2017

The Honorable John Barrasso Chairman

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works United States Senate

Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Tom Carper Ranking Member

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works United States Senate

Washington, DC 20510

Re: Opposition to the Nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White as Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality

Dear Chairman Barrasso, Ranking Member Carper,

November 7, 2017

On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, we write to express our strong opposition to the “Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy,” or “SECURE American Energy Act,” before the House Natural Resources Committee. This bill would transfer management authority for the permitting of federal oil and gas resources to states, encourage offshore oil drilling while limiting commonplace safeguards, and gravely weaken protections for marine mammals.

November 7, 2017

Attempts to address climate change must not be built on the backs of communities at the frontline of the fossil fuel industry and the unfolding climate crisis. Policies that hand billions of taxpayer dollars to the fossil fuel industry, extending the life of coal power plants and incentivizing companies to pump more oil, are false solutions.