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#LetUsBreatheNJ - Call to Action

May 13, 2020

Clean Water Action joined the Moving Forward Network in holding a World Asthma Day Virtual Town Hall featuring elected officials, health professionals and grassroots leaders working on the front lines to address the root cause in “asthma hotspots” like Newark, Elizabeth, Camden, California as well as state legislators promoting environmental justice legislation. Watch here.

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Cleaning Up Our Air By Cleaning Transportation

May 11, 2020

The best way to protect our health from the harms of pollution is to prevent pollution in the first place.

Foundry, Wes Baghouse. Credit: Cassi Steenblok / Clean Water Action

Lawrenceville residents call for accountability with steel foundry

March 10, 2016

When I was moving to Pittsburgh I conducted the arduous task of finding a place to live without being in the city.

This Fall We Celebrate a HUGE Victory for Clean Water, Thanks to You!

October 5, 2015

For years Clean Water Action and our allies have been fighting to rein in the largest toxic water polluter in the U.S. – coal-burning power plants. It’s no secret that coal-burning power plants pollute our air with unhealthy chemicals. What is not as well known is these plants have also been dumping arsenic, lead, mercury, selenium and other nasty pollutants directly into our lakes, rivers, streams, and bays for decades – far more than any other polluting industry. At the end of September, the U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) finally closed this longstanding polluter loophole in our nation’s Clean Water Act.