News & Updates

California State Capitol
February 24, 2021

Clean Water Action plays an active role in the state legislative process.  We introduce and sponsor bills to protect our environment and communities, work to stop bills that roll back environmental and environmental justice protections, and provide expertise to decision makers on water, toxics, and community impacts.  This year Clean Water Action is sponsoring six bills that will protect the public from toxic chemical exposures and ensure that all Californians have access to safe water.  We will also campaign for bills to address the devastating harm to the health and safety of communities

February 19, 2021

The following statement can be attributed to Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action:

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February 17, 2021

Join us for a free Virtual Training on March 3rd at 5 pm EST. Sign up here.

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February 16, 2021

Join us for a free virtual moving screening and discussion of "The Sacrifice Zone — An Industrial Wasteland"

February 16, 2021

Newark, NJ: Responding to Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement today on disbursement of the Volkswagen settlement and Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative funds, and a new Executive Order on clean energy and green jobs, Kim Gaddy, Clean Water Action, NJ Environmental Justice Organizer, released the following statement:

February 13, 2021

"History won’t forget what former President Trump did or that these Senators put partisan loyalty before their country.”

 

February 11, 2021

Clean Water Action and the Healthy Legacy Coalition congratulate the Pollution Control Agency and the Departments of Health, Agriculture, and Natural Resources on finalizing the new comprehensive report “Minnesota’s PFAS Blueprint”.  Unfortunately, because of the long history of PFAS contamination in Minnesota and across the country, there is more than adequate scientific proof that these chemicals are harmful to our environment and our health and need to be addressed.

February 11, 2021

 

The following statement can be attributed to Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan Director, Clean Water Action:

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February 4, 2021

Today, on Thursday, February 4th, marks the fifth year that a coalition of elected leaders, transit advocates, environmental groups, labor unions, faith-based leaders, community groups, and bus riders observed Transit Equity Day on Rosa Parks’ birthday with a call for an equitable public transit through substantial funding

NJ Community Transit Town Hall
February 4, 2021

On Transit Equity Day, to Celebrate the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, Coalition to Call for More Transit Funding