Press Releases

October 16, 2018

“Clean Water Action is proud to endorse California’s Proposition 3,” said Dan Howells, State Director for Clean Water Action California. Proposition 3 will enable a variety of programs that align with Clean Water Action California’s goal of ensuring our state has sustainable, safe water sources for all.

October 15, 2018

Oakland, CA--Clean Water Action is proud to support Marguerite Young for Ward 3 Director of the East Bay Municipal Utility District. “We are enthusiastic about endorsing Marguerite Young,” said Dan Howells, State Director for Clean Water Action California. “Young is the kind of environmental champion that we need in EBMUD. She has focused on protecting our water sources and promoting sustainable water conservation practices.”

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October 22, 2018

Today, Clean Water Action joined the Pinelands Preservation Alliance and other environmental groups on the steps of the capitol for a Rally to Protect the Pinelands, presenting thousands of petitions to Governor Murphy urging him to reform the Pinelands Commission. 

October 22, 2018

"It's clear the Trump administration doesn't value protecting human health, especially if corporate special interests could be slightly inconvenienced," said Jennifer Peters, National Water Programs Director for Clean Water Action. "This outrageous scheme would let coal plants put communities, families, and water at risk with impunity. It's time for EPA to listen to the courts and the public and strengthen, not weaken coal ash safeguards."

October 18, 2018

Today is a day to celebrate David Zwick and the Clean Water Act, and recommit to cleaner water and healthy communities.

 

September 17, 2018

Today’s anticipated decision by the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to issue an RFP for 1100 MW of offshore wind proves the future of clean energy is here and now.

October 16, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Lora Greene for the Michigan House of Representatives.

October 16, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Joanne Galloway for the Michigan House of Representatives.

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October 15, 2018

BREAKING NEWS!

Trenton, NJ – The Senate Environment Committee passed SCR134, a proposal to amend the New Jersey Constitution's Declaration of Rights to include environmental rights. This is an important first step to ensure every person has a right to a clean and healthy environment, including pure water, clean air, and ecologically healthy habitats, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic, and esthetic qualities of the environment in New Jersey.

October 12, 2018

“To get the job done right, distributing free filters to residents is not enough. It has to be coupled not only with correct installation, ongoing public education, funds and confirmation of regular filter replacements,”