Minnesota

How We Can Put Drinking Water First in Minnesota

Putting drinking water first means using laws and regulations to prevent as many negative effects to our water as possible and making the right decisions in our own homes and backyards

Profiles in Prevention

Profiles in Prevention

Clean Water Action works to ensure access safe, affordable source of drinking water now, and for future generations.

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Minnesota Needs Sustainable, Healthy, & Informed Grocery Shopping Options

We all need to eat, and our collective choices in the food we purchase can make a big impact on the health of our environment - for bad and for good.

Water

What's in your water?

We are discovering new chemicals in our water such as flame retardants, plasticizers, surfactants and others.

Climate Change = Water Change

Clean Water Action is Fighting Global Warming and a Changing Climate in Minnesota

Global warming and a changing climate will continue to have disruptive and unpredictable effects on both our drinking water sources and communities.

From We All Live Downstream

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Emily Rochon

March 17, 2022

Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!  

Great Lakes as seen from space

Tell Congress: Protect the Great Lakes & the People Who Depend on Them!

March 2, 2022

Today is Great Lakes Day, and a time to reflect on how unique the Great Lakes region is.  21% of the Earth’s available fresh surface water is on our doorstep.

Child looking out of a window, drinking water from a glass.

Taking on Toxics (and more!) in the Minnesota Legislature

January 28, 2022

The Minnesota Legislature is gathering now for their 2022 session.