Rhode Island News

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Green Infrastructure Coalition

February 8, 2017

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.

Why We Need Fragrance Disclosure

January 4, 2017

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.

Grassroots Management Trainee

October 5, 2016

Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.

Community Organizer - Field

September 26, 2016

Clean Water Action is currently hiring field community organizers to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities.

Clean Water Action Endorses Congressman David Cicilline in First Congressional District Primary

September 8, 2016

PROVIDENCE- Clean Water Action is pleased to announce its endorsement of US Congressman David Cicilline in the primary election on Tuesday, September 13th.

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Protect Families, Firefighters From Toxic Flame Retardants

February 12, 2016

Toxic chemical flame retardants are added to a variety of common household products like upholstered furniture, bedding, car seats and high-chair pads. These chemicals have been linked to health hazards like cancer, neurological deficits, impaired fertility and learning disabilities.