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2022 California PFAS Legislation

What We Don't Know CAN Hurt us: Tell California to take action on PFAS

We need your help to pass innovative legislation that identifies sources of PFAS into California's environment and restricts their use at the source.   Act now!

Items known to have PFAS chemicals: carpeting, non-stick cookware, rainjackets, tap water

10 Things You Can Do About Toxic PFAS Chemicals

PFAS are a family of approximately 9,000 human-made chemicals that are effective at repelling grease, water, and stains, as well as combating certain types of fires.

Firefighters using PFAS fire fighting foam

Tackling California's PFAS Problem

You may never have heard of PFAS, but they are a class of toxic chemicals that are everywhere.

oil and gas production in lost hills

Why a 3200 ft Buffer is Critical for Communities

CalGEM (the state agency that regulates oil and gas production) and the Governor’s office have proposed new oil and gas public health rules.

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Clean Water Action Waves - In The News, Summer 2022

Clean Water Waves | In The News, Summer 2022

September 4, 2022

Our work to protect clean water across the country often makes the news. Clean Water Waves highlights recent articles featuring our staff speaking on their areas of activism and expertise.

Clean Water Action is proud to co-sponsor Assemblymember Richard Bloom's AB 2247 - because we have t

Knowledge is Power and PFAS is Forever. California needs to pass AB 2247!

August 9, 2022

September 2022 Update: This bill has passed the California Assembly and Senate! We now need to make sure AB2247 is signed into law by Governor Newsom. Click here to send him a message today.


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Plastic Free July: Actions You Can Take to Reduce Your Single-Use Plastic Footprint!

June 29, 2022

Plastic Free July is a global movement that empowers us to be part of the solution to plastic pollution. Here are easy actions you can take right now to reduce your single-use plastic footprint