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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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American Horror Story: Trump’s Cabinet

October 19, 2016

Donald Trump publically shuns a “rigged system” and the “establishment.” But when it comes to assembling his team of advisors and the personnel he wants to lead government agencies under his administration, he has fully bought into the D.C. energy lobbyist establishment and policies from dark money think tanks.

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch

The Clean Water Act is Showing its Age

October 18, 2016

Forty-four years ago today the Clean Water Act, our nation’s groundbreaking water law, was enacted.

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A Candidate for President, Standing for Water

October 3, 2016

The Clean Water Act. The Safe Drinking Water Act. Complicated important laws with lofty goals.

We think a lot about these two laws. Together, they represent a vision that we should act like  water matters. That we ought to end pollution into our nation’s water bodies. That what comes out of the tap should be safe to drink.