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Restore the MPCA Citizens' Board

For nearly 50 years, Minnesota has had an environmental citizens’ board, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Citizens’ Board, which has been one of the only venues for Minnesotans to challenge and improve many proposed development projects that negatively affect our environment and our water. 


Tell Costco: Remove Harmful Chemicals

Tell Costco to commit to a plan to get toxic chemicals off store shelves. 

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Drop In for Clean Water at Able Seedhouse + Brewery

Stop by Able Seedhouse + Brewery on Thursday, September 15th from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. for a free beer with Clean Water Action staff and members!

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Yes, I will talk to Minnesota candidates about toxic chemicals

I pledge to contact one or more of the candidates running for state office in my district this election.

Call for an Environmental Assessment for R.D. Offut Expansion!

Protect Minnesota groundwater by urging the Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr to hold a public hearing and require the R.D. Offutt industrial potato farm to do an environmental assessment before being able to expand in the area.

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Tell the US FDA to Stop Allowing Phthalates as Food Additives!

Tell the FDA to protect food safety by removing toxic phthalates from food packaging.

Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Superior

Great Lakes Compact: Curbing Reckless Water Withdrawal

We all should be able to enjoy Lake Superior for generations to come. Unfortunately, the waters of Lake Superior are at risk of being sold to the highest bidder.

From We All Live Downstream

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Angie Craig for Minnesota’s Second Congressional District

August 10, 2016

Clean Water Action is proud to announce our endorsement of Angie Craig for Minnesota’s Second Congressional District.

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Opposition to Toxic Polystyrene Gaining Traction

June 29, 2016

Many of us have been in the awkward situation of attending a family picnic or community event where we line up for food and discover the only choice for dishware is polystyrene (ex. Styrofoam and similar products).

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Healthy Legacy Statement on Revision to the Toxic Substances Control Act

June 13, 2016

Kathleen Schuler and Deanna White are co-directors of Healthy Legacy, Minnesota's coalition for safer chemicals.