News & Updates

August 15, 2017

“It is unconscionable and absolutely absurd for Scott Pruitt to try to make it easier for coal plants to dump deadly toxics and other harmful chemicals directly into our rivers and lakes, including those used for drinking water, fishing, and swimming,”

August 14, 2017

Clean Water Action President and CEO Bob Wendelgass released the following statement on the events in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 11 and 12, 2017.

Girl drinking water, photo: Aqua Mechanical
August 11, 2017

The Minnesota Department of Health recently lowered PFC drinking water guidance levels. What you need to know about PFC drinking water contamination.

August 11, 2017

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Electoberfest - Get your tickets today!
August 8, 2017

We need your help to educate and elect pro-environment candidates. Your support for our political programs is a long-term investment in preventing pollution, building an economy based on environmentally safe jobs and businesses, and empowering Rhode Islanders to take charge of our environmental future.

These victories would not have been possible without strong pro-environment legislators committed to improving quality of life in Rhode Island.

But we are only going to get there if you participate.

August 7, 2017
Did you know that most of South Baltimore is in the crude oil train “blast zone?” Bring your friends and neighbors and come learn about crude oil trains, how local activists have been fighting back - and winning! - and how you can help protect your city from fossil fuels and other sources of pollution.

What: “Bomb Trains: The Crude Gamble of Oil by Rail” film screening & discussion

When: Friday, August 11, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
August 2, 2017

New Report: Enhanced oil recovery threatens drinking water.

Regulators lack the resources and data to oversee an estimated 60% of U.S. oil production.

Washington, D.C. - According to a study released today by Clean Water Action, federal and state agencies tasked with monitoring the oil industry do not have the data, resources and regulations needed to adequately protect water from risks associated with enhanced oil recovery (EOR) practices, which account for an estimated 60% of crude oil production.

autumn toast 2017. photo by steven booty.
August 1, 2017

Join area businesses by becoming an auction donor at Clean Water Action's 8th annual Autumn Toast to a Healthy Environment Charity Auction! 

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July 31, 2017

Join us to celebrate our hard work in 2017 with food, fun, drinks, music, and the presentation of our 2017 Dewy Awards to CMU CREATE Lab, the City of Millvale, and Senator Bob Casey.

July 31, 2017

"This will force drinking water utilities and their consumers to continue to foot the bill for removing this pollution from drinking water supplies."