PFASs is a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances These chemicals are very long-lived, which means that they remain in the environment and in humans and wildlife for a very long time. Two of these chemicals, PFOA and PFOS are relatively well known, and manufacturers have voluntarily stopped producing them. However, PFOA and PFAS continue to be detected at contaminated sites, in water, and in our bodies.
Clean Water Action offices will engage on key state and local races in all our states, seeking to protect pro-environmental majorities where they exist and flip control of chambers currently with anti-environmental majorities. Below are our priority federal races. We'll work on dozens of other state, local, and federal races in the fall of 2018.
Clean Water Action celebrates the Clean Water Act and the legacy of its founder, David Zwick, recommits to the fight to protect clean water
Today is a day to celebrate David Zwick and the Clean Water Act, and recommit to cleaner water and healthy communities.
The Great Lakes are national treasures. These water bodies provide drinking water to 40 million people and contain 20% of the earth’s fresh surface water.
"Minnesotans deserve the be represented by someone who will put their interests first and prioritize our water and our health -- and that is exactly what Angie Craig will do."
Clean Water Action has a long and successful history of supporting candidates who are committed to protecting our water, public health and our environment.