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California’s ground-breaking Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program creates a scientifically based regulatory structure so that product manufacturers can explore safer alternatives to toxic chemicals in the products they sell here. This program is a win for Californians who want to protect their families and the environment, as well as for companies who want to meet market demands for safer products, both in this state and beyond. Help us make it stronger today.

Protect the Great Lakes, Shut Down Line 5

We are winning the fight to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. Enbridge and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce might have millions of dollars, but our people-powered campaign has led the way for bold action from Attorney General Nessel and Governor Whitmer. But we’re not done yet – this is a critical moment and your state senator and representative need to hear from you.

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Poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS, are a class of almost 5,000 man-made chemicals that pose a serious threat to public health and the environment:

They are in the bodies of virtually all Americans, and can contaminate drinking water, air, soil, and food. According to a limited federal monitoring program, California has the most drinking water detections (435) in the nation. As we look for more PFAS at lower levels than the federal government, we will likely discover that the problem is much worse than we thought.

The Newsom Administration and CalEPA have championed environmental protections and providing safe drinking water. But polluting industries are backing a basin plan amendment in the Central Valley that threatens the environmental commitments of this administration. The  Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-Term Sustainability plan, or CV-SALTS, lets polluters legally pollute groundwater for the indefinite future without requirements to reduce discharges or to clean-up the harm they cause.

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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is accepting public feedback on the draft plan until September 16th. Write a letter to the BPU to let them know what a clean energy future looks like to you!

CB38-2019 is a bill before the Howard County council in September designed to halt the routine practice of giving waivers to developers and projects impacting environmental resources in the Patapsco Lower North Branch Watershed.

Hurricane Harvey flooding

Pleae weigh in on one of the most critical challenges of our time: how to protect communities from storms that are intensifying as the earth's climate continues to warm. Urge the Texas Water Development Board TODAY to invest in proven, natural systems that give flood waters a place to go and help restore the natural environment.

Stop Bernhardt!

David Bernhardt is the most conflicted Interior Secretary ever, as well as the most conflicted member of this administration

American families deserve an Interior Secretary who will take the mission of the office seriously and prioritize protections for our lands, air, water, and wildlife.