Deanna White - Minnesota Director

Minnesota State Capitol-Drew Geraets

Mid-Session Defense Update

April 24, 2018

We are halfway through the Minnesota 2018 legislative session and it’s been made clear that some of our lawmakers are not willing to put our environment and public health first. They are placing policies that ignore science and weaken protections for our land, air, and water before people.

Earth Day Cleanup 2018

March 28, 2018

The days are getting longer, the birds are beginning to chirp, and the weather is warming up which means Earth Day is right around the corner.

This year, Clean Water Action is celebrating Earth Day by partnering with our friends at the Minneapolis Parks Board for a cleanup day at Bassett Creek Park.

What better way to celebrate our Earth than by joining together with neighbors and friends to clean up a park so dear to our hearts?

Join us on Saturday, May 12th from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Bassett Creek Park, located at the SW corner of Morgan Ave. N. and Chestnut Ave.

Protect your baby from toxic chemicals found in common products

March 15, 2018

Of course all parents want to do what’s best for the well-being and safety of their children and family, so it’s a big concern that manufacturers still aren’t transparent about the chemicals used in their products. It seems like finding baby products that you know are toxic-free is nearly impossible.

Split Rock Lighthouse, photo: flickr.com/jsorbie  (CC BY 2.0)

Give to the Max to Protect Clean Water in Minnesota

November 16, 2017

It’s been a busy year here at Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund continuing our fight to protect our lakes, rivers, and streams, and to ensure safe and affordable drinking water for all Minnesotans. We need your help today on Give to the Max Day to keep fighting for clean water!

Vote pins. Credit: luismmolina / iStockPhoto

Clean Water Action Endorses Dickinson and Hodges for Mayoral elections in St. Paul and Minneapolis

September 14, 2017

Clean Water Action is proud to announce our endorsements of Elizabeth Dickinson for mayor of St. Paul, and Betsy Hodges for re-election as mayor of Minneapolis.

Elizabeth Dickinson for Mayor of St. Paul

Minnesota Capitol / photo: flickr.com/ktylerconk (CC BY 2.0)

Defending Our Water and Health in the 2017 Legislative Session

June 23, 2017

There was widespread concern in the environmental community that the Minnesota Legislature would spend the 2017 legislative session putting our water, air, and public health at risk.

Green beer / photo: flickr.com/diamondduste (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Green beer is fun, green water, not so much

March 17, 2017

St Patrick's Day is one of my favorite holidays, but one custom that has always fascinated me is people's willingness to drink green beer.

image: Stockernumber2, istock

Caucus for Clean Water in Minnesota!

February 25, 2016

The Minnesota caucuses take place on Tuesday, March 1. Caucus resolutions are the grassroots way of promoting your ideas and values in the political process.