Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water Action harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members and endorsing clean water leaders in elections from the local to national level.

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Vote No on Anti-Solar Amendment 1

Amendment 1 will be on Florida’s November ballot. Don’t be misled; this is not a pro-solar measure. Instead, it is a deceptive amendment backed by the utilit, which seeks to stifle solar energy and keep Floridians captive power consumers.

Recent Actions

Pledge to Vote YES on the Plastic Bag Ban

Act now — sign the pledge to vote yes for California's bag ban on the November ballot.

Get Money Out of Politics Today!

The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.

Press Releases

September 21, 2016

Scorecard highlights “environmental champions” and ongoing environmental rollbacks being pushed by legislature

September 8, 2016

PROVIDENCE- Clean Water Action is pleased to announce its endorsement of US Congressman David Cicilline in the primary election on Tuesday, September 13th.

September 9, 2016

Council Member Pool has been a champion for water conservation and renewable energy. She was a leader in the successful effort to persuade city leaders to invest in low-cost West Texas solar farms that will reduce Austin's dependence on fossil fuels, lower Austin Energy's water footprint, and help keep electric bills in check.

Civic Engagement and Democracy Blog Posts

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September 22, 2016

As I’m sure you’re all too aware, it’s election season. The presidential election is everywhere you turn. We all know more than we ever wanted to know about the personal and professional lives of Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump (and the choice is abundantly clear). 

Get Local
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August 26, 2016

This is why elections matter. Clean Water Action engages a voters throughout Northern Virginia to turn out and vote. And then hold their elected official accountable.

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August 22, 2016

Clean Water Action is proud to endorse Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate.