Press Releases

February 24, 2017

This is an assault on the commonsense protections Americans rely on to keep our water drinkable and our air breathable.

February 17, 2017

Scott Pruitt is not qualified to lead EPA. He pledged to waste time and taxpayer resources by withdrawing the Clean Water Rule. He believes that debate about the reality human caused climate change and the need to act now should be encouraged. His radical views are out of step with the American public.

February 17, 2017

The vote must be delayed until these new emails can be reviewed. Anything else is  a massive disservice to Americans."

Fracking Rally New Jersey by David Pringle
February 15, 2017

Public from numerous states and multiple constituencies floods meeting to tell Delaware River Basin Commission to protect the river watershed with a ban

Washington Crossing, PA – Today residents from all states represented on the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) flooded its meeting in Washington Crossing State Park to call for an immediate ban on all drilling and fracking in the Delaware River Watershed.

February 6, 2017

New Polling Shows Californians Are Willing to Pay to Address This Crisis

WHEN:  Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 10am

WHERE: PHONE: (888) 254-3595

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February 3, 2017

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Oakland, California, February 3)—Expensive, so-called environmentally friendly, compostable cups actually produce more greenhouse gases in the landfill than their conventional plastic counterparts and the only way to improve matters is for everyone to start re-using more durable cups for their daily coffee run, according to a new study by ReThink Disposable, the campaign to reduce single-use disposable food packaging waste in America.

February 16, 2017

Donald Trump has signed the Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution to repeal the Stream Protection Act. It is one of the first bills he has ever signed as President, and one of several expected rollbacks of Obama administration rules. The Stream Protection Rule provided commonsense safeguards for the drinking water supplies for communities near coal mining. Clean Water Action released the following statement.

February 2, 2017

"We've seen Supreme Court decisions that have completely altered how our bedrock environmental laws, like the Clean Water Act, are implemented and enforced. That's why we need a Justice who won't be a rubber stamp for corporate interests and polluting industries. Judge Gorsuch is not that justice - he is the wrong choice for the Supreme Court."

February 2, 2017

"There is still time to stop Scott Pruitt and slow President Trump's dangerous agenda. We are going to do everything we can to ensure that the full Senate rejects his nomination."

February 2, 2017

Poll after poll shows that Americans support strong protections for water, air, and public health. That's why leadership in Congress is using the Congressional Review Act to gut commonsense protections like the Stream Protection Rule - they hope the lack of meaningful debate means voters won't notice Congress is putting polluter profits ahead of public health and other safeguards.