News & Updates

June 23, 2021

HARRISBURG  – Today, leading state elected officials and members of the environmental community  held an event in Harrisburg calling for immediate action by Governor Wolf and the Department of Environmental Protection to close a loophole for low-producing wells in the state’s draft methane rule before the final form is brought to the Environmental Quality Board later this summer. The loophole would leave over half of the state’s 1.1 million tons of annual oil and gas methane pollution unchecked.

June 22, 2021

"Protecting our water and health depend on a robust democracy, in which all of our voices are heard. We will push Democrats to protect our freedom to vote and strengthen our elections, however they can."

June 21, 2021

Happy Halloween! Join us for Zero Waste Fridays as we learn about creative, green ways to dispose of your pumpkin.

Friday, October 29th

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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June 21, 2021

What are we to do with our food scraps? Join us as we explore backyard, municipal, and private composting options as we take our food scraps out of the trash.

Friday, October 15th

1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET

June 21, 2021

Join Clean Water Action and partners to learn about ban bans and fees, and the status of the various laws designed to curb plastic bag pollution in the Mid-Atlantic.

Friday, September 17th

1:00pm ET - 2:00pm ET

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June 21, 2021

Join Clean Water Action and partners to learn about zero waste in the lunch bag and how schools throughout the Mid-Atlantic are taking action to reduce waste in the schoolroom! Get back to school on the right foot with cleaner, greener lunch choices.

Friday, September 3rd

1:00pm ET - 2:00pm ET

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June 11, 2021

At a public hearing held by the Allegheny County Health Department last night, Mon Valley residents urged ACHD to enact new rules to stop hazardous air pollution episodes in Allegheny County. Over 300 residents from the Mon Valley and Pittsburgh have submitted public comments to ACHD supporting a strong rule to make plants in the Mon Valley, like U.S. Steel, cut their pollution when air quality rises to dangerous levels.

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June 9, 2021

Washington DC -- Today the Biden administration announced its plan to safeguard water and communities across the nation by reconsidering the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule, which stripped certain streams and wetlands of Clean Water Act protection. 

Minnesota Water Action Wednesday: What's Next On PFAS
June 8, 2021

Join Tom Johnson, Clean Water Action Minnesota Toxics Program Organizer, for a discussion on PFAS pollution in Minnesota, the extent of the problem and the risks posed to human and environmental health from these forever chemicals, and what you can do to take action to protect clean water!

Clean Water Action Field to Fork Presents: Wise Acre Virtual Cooking Demonstration
June 8, 2021

Come cook sustainably with us from the comfort of your own kitchen!

Clean Water Action Minnesota's Field to Fork Program and Wise Acre Eatery is presenting a Virtual Cooking Demonstration on Tuesday, June 29th at 7 PM CST!

Whether you’re an advanced cook or first-timer, we invite you to experience why we believe that “life happens in the kitchen”. Our virtual cooking demonstration with Wise Acre Eatery is a perfect way to bring everyone together for a fun-filled and engaging activity!