Virginia News

Grassroots Management Trainee

October 5, 2016

Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.

Community Organizer - Field

September 26, 2016

Clean Water Action is currently hiring field community organizers to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities.

Clean Water Action Endorses LuAnn Bennett for U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia

August 26, 2016

“LuAnn Bennett is a leader who will defend vital safeguards for clean water and public health while taking action to fight climate. For 35 years she has been a small business executive, promoting energy efficient and environmentally sustainable development projects throughout Northern Virginia while creating jobs and improving the metro region’s economy.”

Water discharging from a storm drain. Photo credit: Neophuket / Shutterstock

Stormwater impacts on Virginia

February 24, 2016

Unlike pollution that can controlled at a single source, stormwater management requires a comprehensive solution.

Aerial View of Chesapeake. Photo credit: Chris Goldberg / Creative Commons - Flickr

What is NoVA Healthy Communities?

February 24, 2016

We partner with local, grassroots members to educate and empower, sharing information on key issues, helping connect residents with their elected officials.

Acres of coal ash with a plant in the background

Coal Ash Pollution in Virginia

February 24, 2016

There are twelve active coal ash ponds and eight active coal ash landfills in Virginia. Eight additional large coal ash ponds in Virginia are no longer being used for ash disposal but sit idle, full of toxic sludge, on Virginia’s waterways.