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Waterbury Home Energy Action Campaign image
June 22, 2022

On Tuesday, June 14, Clean Water Action attended an event at Waterbury City Hall to promote the Waterbury Home Energy Campaign.

June 18, 2022

Juneteenth, observed every year on June 19, is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It is the date in 1865 when federal troops arrived in Texas and the last enslaved African Americans learned of the Emancipation Proclamation--over two years after it was issued. In 2021, President Joe Biden formally marked Juneteenth as a federal holiday.

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June 13, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWater50 stories. Today's story features Janet Tauro, a long time grassroots activist and NJ Advisory Board Chair of Clean Water Action.

Friends outside a grill - Have a green barbecue summer!
June 7, 2022

Great food and great weather bring us together. Barbecues in the summer are perfect for spending time outside with loved ones. Here are some tips to make BBQing as “green” as possible this summer!

Becky Smith Photo
June 6, 2022

Welcome to our new Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund Texas State Director, Becky Smith!  Becky is taking the helm in the Lone Star State after our long time Texas State Director David Foster transitioned into his well-earned retirement at the end of 2021 after 26 years serving the people and natural environment of Texas.

Waterbury Home Energy Action Campaign image
June 6, 2022

Our Home Energy Action Campaign is official! We’re excited to work with partners and local leaders in Waterbury to help residents learn about and participate in the Home Energy Solutions program administered by Eversource. 

National-50-stories-Kathy Aterno
June 6, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWater50Stories. 

photo by Keith Lasoya: Waste Neutral
May 31, 2022

This morning, the Baltimore City Board of Estimates is holding a hearing on amendments to the City's 10-Year Solid Waste Management Plan - read the amendments for yourself here. Or for the highlights, read our testimony below!

 

Dear members of the Board of Estimates,

Pride Month #CleanWater50Stories Bob Wendelgass
May 26, 2022

Clean Water Action is celebrating our 50th anniversary and Pride Month with a special blog post!

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May 25, 2022

While 21.5 million members have trusted REI’s products, recent testing identified PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) chemicals in popular REI brand-name jackets, including chemicals banned for manufacture in the United States and European Union!