Pennsylvania News

Clean Water Action Endorses Katie McGinty for Senate in Pennsylvania

August 18, 2016

Harrisburg- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Katie McGinty for United States Senate.   

Clean Water Action Calls for More Protection of Kids from Lead in Pittsburgh Drinking Water

Pittsburgh – Following the release this week of the latest lead testing results of Pittsburgh drinking water by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA), Clean Water Action called for strong

EPA Bans Discharge of Fracking Wastewater from Sewage Plants

June 14, 2016

(Pittsburgh) – EPA announced yesterday that it has finalized a rule under the Clean Water Act to protect rivers and drinking water supplies from direct discharges of fracking wastewater by municipa

Clean Water Action Statement on Resignation of DEP Secretary John Quigley

(Harrisburg) – Following the resignation announcement of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary John Quigley, Clean Water Action’s Pennsylvania Director, Myron Arnowitt issued the following statement:

Lawrenceville residents ask Allegheny County Health Department to strengthen McConway & Torley permit

March 3, 2016

Lawrenceville residents and environmental activists delivered a petition with nearly 1,000 signatures to Wednesday's meeting of the Allegheny County Board of Health, demanding the Health Department tighten regulations on a steel foundry in the neighborhood.

Fracking Wastewater Settlement

February 9, 2016

Clean Water Action reaches a settlement with pennsylvania sewage plant that was dumping fracking wastewater into the Monongahela River.