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Putting a Price on Pollution

Clean Water Action, as a member of the Energize Rhode Island coalition, is fighting for a solution that can reduce the environmental impacts of warming temperatures, while helping the Ocean State’s economy develop alternatives to the burning of fossil fuels.

Why We Need Fragrance Disclosure

Clean Water Action will be proposing legislation in the 2017 Rhode Island General Assembly session that will provide full transparency for consumers without requiring formulations or creating conflicts with current law. The measure would require disclosure of all ingredients on the manufacturer’s web site without having specific amounts or combinations revealed;  just a list of everything contained in the product so people can make an informed choice about the personal care products they use.

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Green Infrastructure Coalition

Clean Water Action is a leading member of the Rhode Island Green Infrastructure Coalition, which advocates for natural landscaping methods to help clean and control storm water. Learn more.

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Say NO to a Gas Plant in Providence

We don't need a new Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) plant here in Providence and Mayor Elorza needs to stand with us to stop it!

What Is a Green Scene?

A Green Event seeks to minimize its impact on the environment and host community by incorporating core principles of resource conservation. These principles range from providing recycling to bike racks to procuring renewable energy and reusable materials.

From We All Live Downstream

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A Millennial's First Political Rally - Providence Women’s March

January 23, 2017

On Saturday, January 21st, I attended my very first political rally - the Providence Women's March. I honestly had no idea what to expect.

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Rhode Island in the Lead

November 12, 2016

With the last mail ballots now counted here in our state, it is pretty safe to say that the official results reveal just how important the environment is to Rhode Islanders.

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Why Elections Motivate Me.

November 7, 2016

Autumn is my favorite season of the year. We’re past the stifling heat and humidity of summer, the changing color of leaves makes my drive to work a rolling rainbow of foliage and my work as a canvasser takes on special significance because, every two years, it’s election season.