Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water Action harnesses the grassroots power of our membership by endorsing in elections from the local to national level to elect progressive environmental champions who will work to protect clean water and fight climate change

Stop Pendley and Bernhardt

Stop the Sell Off of Our Public Lands

The Trump administration officially nominated William Perry Pendley, an ardent advocate for the disposal and sell-off of public lands, to be direct

Governor Inslee’s Statement on Line 5 Shows Bold Leadership on Climate

The following statement can be attributed to Sean McBrearty, Michigan Program Organizer, Clean Water Action:

From We All Live Downstream

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July 30, 2020

Today we endorsed Joe Biden for President. Why? Because he has bold plans to address the climate crisis and environmental racism, to protect our water, and to reverse the damage done by President Trump.

Black Lives Matter
June 3, 2020

We are angry and we are anguished, yet again. We are anguished because the unjust killing of George Floyd has again laid bare the oppression and racism that lead to daily harassment, injury, and death of our black and brown neighbors. We are angry because people who are crying out for justice and peacefully demanding accountability have been met with violence and arrest across the nation, and the President is threatening to deploy the military on the streets of our cities.

May 26, 2020

Congress should fully fund for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) by passing the Great Americans Outdoor Act. As we all have experienced, access to parks is incredibly important for our mental and physical health, and remain a low risk activity even while we are social distancing. Unfortunately, for years Congress has diverted money out of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, leaving us with critically underfunded parks when we need them most.