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

A Good Day -- Congress Passes Full Funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund

“This is a day to remember. The Great American Outdoors Act will boost our economy and begin to provide more equitable access to parks and open space for communities across the nation. We applaud Congress for passing this landmark bill and look forward to seeing it in action."

 

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

Thank you
December 3, 2020

Normally my Thanksgiving message is pretty easy -- I talk about the things that Clean Water has to be thankful for and then profusely thank our members for the support throughout the year. And we do have plenty to be thankful for and I will thank you, but I also want to acknowledge that 2020 has been a long, tough year.

Don't get complacent
November 10, 2020

In the weeks and months leading up to Election Day, Clean Water Action didn’t just work to turn out as many votes as possible for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, along with other clean water leaders from mayors’ offices to state houses to Congress. We were also planning for what would happen on Election Day and once the polls closed. There was a genuine concern that we might face a constitutional crisis, that millions of voters would be wrongly disenfranchised, that our elections systems could have broken down.

Every Vote Counts
November 4, 2020

Breathe.

Election Day has come and gone and we are pretty much where we expected to be -- in the waiting room. We may be here for a couple days, maybe even longer.

This is OK, this is how it should be.

Because every vote counts.