A Safe and Healthy Rhode Island

Clean Water is working to reduce and eliminate toxic chemical exposures in our everyday lives- in buildings, schools, and workplaces, air, water and food, and in consumer products.

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Clean Water Action Announces First Round of 2022 Endorsements

Clean Water Action announced their first round of early endorsements for the 2022 election cycle. All of these endorsees support Clean Water Action’s priorities including protecting residents from toxic chemicals, fighting plastic waste, and transitioning to a renewable energy future.

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Keep Toxic PFAS Out of Food Packaging

Learn more about PFAS, perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class of chemicals that are commonly used and highly dangerous. 

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Tell REI to Stop Selling Products Containing Toxic PFAS Chemicals!

Clean Water Action is part of a coalition effort with Toxic-Free Future to tell the outdoor apparel retailer REI to stop selling products containing toxic PFAS in their stores. Thousands of REI shoppers and co-op members have already submitted comments and letters, but we need to keep the pressure on!

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Take action to stop the plastic crisis upstream and downstream!

Take action! Tell your legislators to support the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill!

From We All Live Downstream

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August 8, 2022

As canvassers, we can feel the impact of our efforts at every single door, but it is always reassuring to witness the actual fruits of our labor. Cheers to many more Clean Water Action victories to come!

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July 21, 2022

It's a very uplifting and heartening experience to walk away from a house and know that someone cares and is working with us to make our world a better place. Even better, these conversations then turn into real political pressure on elected officials that changes public policy for the better. 

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June 30, 2022

Ready for some good news? The 2022 Rhode Island General Assembly wrapped up last week, and we are happy to report that several of Clean Water Action’s priority bills crossed the finish line!