California Blog Posts

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 2447!

August 9, 2022

We know virtually everyone has PFAS in their bodies. We know that testing has detected these toxic chemicals in drinking water sources serving 16 million Californians.

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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

We want REI to prevent PFAS pollution

REI Members to REI: Take Leadership on PFAS!

April 27, 2022

REI has tarnished its reputation as a company committed to sustainability by continuing to sell clothing, including for children, that contains PFAS.

Community Water Tour in the San Joaquin Valley - Mr. Benitez next to his groundwater well

Are Groundwater Sustainability Plans upholding the Human Right to Water in California?

March 21, 2022

In 2012, the state of California passed the Human Right to Water to ensure that every California resident has safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking,

Kern River Oil Field

California moves to protect communities from oil and gas pollution

October 22, 2021

Yesterday, Governor Newsom and CalGEM (California Geologic Energy Management), the state agency that regulates oil and gas production, announced a draft rule to create a 3200-foot setback

Running Water Abstract -- Steven Johnson -- Flickr/Creative Commons (CC BY2.0)

Campaigning for Water Affordability in California

February 17, 2021

I joined Clean Water Action almost a year ago in March, at the beginning of the pandemic and the first shelter in place order in California.