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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2019

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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Clean Water Action Endorses Nellie Gorbea for Governor

July 26, 2022

Clean Water Action jumped into the 2022 gubernatorial primary today and announced their endorsement of Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea for governor. 

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Clean Water Action Endorses Nellie Gorbea for Governor

July 12, 2022

Rhode Island needs a leader like Nellie who will prioritize climate and position our state as a national clean energy leader. Check out our 2022 Clean Water Voter Guide for more information, a list of all of our 2022 endorsements, and the info you need to be a voter in Rhode Island in 2022!

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Clean Water Action Announces First Round of 2022 Endorsements

July 11, 2022

Clean Water Action announced their first round of early endorsements for the 2022 election cycle. All of these endorsees support Clean Water Action’s priorities including protecting residents from toxic chemicals, fighting plastic waste, and transitioning to a renewable energy future.

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Clean Water Action Hails RI House Vote to Get Toxic PFAS Out of Food Packaging

April 28, 2022

In a huge victory for public health, the Rhode Island House voted today to pass H7438 which bans toxic PFAS and heavy metals in packaging including food packaging.


Rhode Island’s Environmental Champions

April 28, 2022

Clean Water Action honors environmental advocates each year during Rhode Island’s annual Breakfast of Champions events.