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Hillary Clinton for President

The stakes could not be higher and the choice could not be clearer. Clean Water Action is proud to endorse Hillary Clinton for President.

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Lead and Drinking Water

Lead is a highly poisonous metal and can affect almost every organ in the body and the nervous system. It is a naturally occurring element found, due to human activity, in all parts of our environment.

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Sacrificing Water for Oil and Gas Profit

The Aquifer Exemption program in the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Underground Injection Control (UIC) program allows certain oil and gas and mining activity to occur in groundwater that would otherwise be protected as a drinking water source. 

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Tell EPA: Reduce Methane Pollution

Let EPA Administrator McCarthy know you want strong standards for ALL sources of methane pollution before President Obama leaves office.

From We All Live Downstream

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Seven Things You Can Do This Summer to Protect Clean Water

August 8, 2016

Looking for some things to do this summer to help us protect clean water, clean air, and healthy communities? Here are some ideas, illustrated by gifs from the musical Hamilton.

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Democracy Works. But We Gotta Want It.

August 4, 2016

There are more than 500,000 town, city, county, and local municipal elected positions across the nation; more than 10,000 statewide positions; more than 7,300 state legislative seats; 435 members of the US House of Representatives; 100 US senators; 1 vice-president; 1 president.

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Balloons. So Many Balloons. My Time at the DNC in Philly

August 3, 2016

At its most basic level attending the convention allowed me to view our democracy at work from a new perspective.