National Blog Posts

sunrise in winter over lake, photo: flickr.com/128502164@N07 CC

We're Suing.

February 22, 2018

Scott Pruitt is playing games with streams, wetlands, and drinking water while he works on proposing a new rule that will shrink the number of streams and wetlands protected under the Clean Water Act. He practically dared us to sue EPA.

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Trump’s Dirty Water Budget: How the Fiscal Year 2019 Federal Budget will Pollute America’s Water

February 14, 2018

Trump’s proposed budget would be a disaster for our nation’s water. This isn't surprising - the Trump admin

Water from a facuet: Photo credit:  nikkytok / Shutterstock

The Infrastructure Plan: Putting Drinking Water Last

February 14, 2018

The Trump administration’s “Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America” is the farthest thing from putting drinking water first. Case in point – rolling back one of the fundamental parts of the Clean Water Act that drove the statutory vision of “zero discharge” of pollutants into our nation’s waters.

Love Letters to the Fossil Fuel Industry

Whole Lotta Love

February 13, 2018

As an expert in love, I wrote last year on Valentine’s Day about the torrid love affair between President Trump, GOP congressional leaders, and the fossil fuel industry.

Polluter water, cars. Courtesy of Documerica

Water Wasteland - A Blueprint for Change

February 9, 2018

Third, the book elevated those local experiences and the leaders fighting locally for clean water to advocate directly for strong protections, funding and enforcement through the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act and other laws.

David Zwick Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

Celebrating THE Clean Water Champion

February 8, 2018

David knew that an organizer's job is never really done and he made sure everyone knew that. We can’t get comfortable just because you won one fight, or two or ten. We have to keep organizing and educating and engaging. We have to stay involved. It's the only way to protect our water, our health, our families.