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Clean Water 50 Stories: Senator Jo Comerford
July 19, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we are lifting up voices and stories in the Clean Water movement through #CleanWater50Stories. Our story is the story of everyday people who have used their power to make a difference to create a healthier and greener future for all. 

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July 14, 2022

Clean Water Action has endorsed candidates in legislative races before the primary this year. More endorsements will be rolled for the general election. For the primary, Clean Water Actions endorsed candidates who have championed our priority issues as sponsors, in committee, or on the Floor. 

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July 11, 2022

TAKE ACTION NOW and ask your representatives to prioritize An Act to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by transportation pollution. 

July 7, 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.

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June 30, 2022

Massachusetts is considered one of the leading states in the US regarding energy efficiency.

Rhode Island State House
June 30, 2022

Ready for some good news? The 2022 Rhode Island General Assembly wrapped up last week, and we are happy to report that several of Clean Water Action’s priority bills crossed the finish line!

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June 29, 2022

Howard County is working to reduce the impacts of climate change by reducing energy use, using renewable energy, and more. But even with these efforts on the local level, we are expecting more extreme heatwaves, cold snaps, and extreme storms. The county wants to make sure that county residents have what they need to handle these changes and challenges.

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June 29, 2022

Plastic Free July is a global movement that empowers us to be part of the solution to plastic pollution. Here are easy actions you can take right now to reduce your single-use plastic footprint

June 27, 2022

In the summer of 2021, I began working with Clean Water Action as an intern to help with some of their policy research projects, primarily concerning Maryland’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, trash incineration, and waste disposal in general. As I delved deeper into our current waste management systems, I learned more about alternatives and better solutions to the systems that we have now, which reminded me of the feasibility and simplicity of sorting waste during my time studying abroad in Lucca, Italy.

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June 22, 2022

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