October 18, 2016

Check out California's fall newsletter here. 

Clean Water Currents - Fall 2016
October 6, 2016

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.

McConnell's Mills State Park in Pennsylvania
September 21, 2016

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.

Pumpjacks with a methane flare in the background. Photo credit: Leonid Ikan / Shutterstock
August 25, 2016

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.

July 28, 2016

Clean Water Action's technical comments on EPA's plan to update the Clean Water Act in order to better protect drinking water resources from oil and gas wastewater pollution.

Pushing for safer chemicals at Shaw's Market
July 20, 2016

Despite public outcry against BPA, a recent report showed that 67% of the nearly 200 canned food items collected in 19 states (including CT) and 1 Canadian province had BPA-based epoxy in the lining and/or lid of the can! 

July 12, 2016

Alaska Wilderness League * American Bird Conservancy * American Rivers * Center for Biological Diversity * Clean Water Action * Defenders of Wildlife * Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice * Earthjustice * Earthworks * Environmental Investigation Agency * Environment America * Friends of the Earth * League of Conservation Voters * National Audubon Society * Natural Resources Defense Council * Oceana * Ocean Conservancy * Sierra Club * Southern Environmental Law Center * The Trust for Public Land * The Wilderness Society

July 12, 2016

June 22, 2016

Despite long odds and big obstacles, Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund made exciting progress in 2015.