Along with thousands of concerned Calinfornians, we are fighting to protect California from the dangers of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). You can join your neighbors, friends, and family to make sure we understand the risks of fracking, protect our communities, health, and water, and ensure that we don't undermine our climate and clean energy goals. Take action today!
April 22, 2013
6:00 to 9:00
1199 Washington Pike
WASHINGTON, DC – Clean Water Action urges a swift hearing and confirmation vote for Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s nominee to be the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), saying “now is not the time for an ideological fight - we need a fair-minded public servant who will work with both sides of the aisle to find commonsense solutions to our biggest environmental and public health challenges.”
Thanks to members, staff and allies, Clean Water Action enjoyed three significant victories on the final day of the 2013 legislative session in Annapolis, with exciting action on various fronts in the final hours leading up to midnight, when the legislature adjourns for the year.
With your help we:
A manufacturer-run program for collecting mercury thermostats is failing to keep the toxic heavy metal out of the trash—and the environment. Turning Up The Heat II estimates that, at most, the industry recycling program has captured 8% of mercury thermostats coming out of service in the past decade. This has resulted in the disposal of over 50 tons of mercury into the environment, which can expose people to the neurotoxin through fish consumption.