A Safe and Healthy Rhode Island

Clean Water is working to reduce and eliminate toxic chemical exposures in our everyday lives- in buildings, schools, and workplaces, air, water and food, and in consumer products.

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Don't Give Polluting Plastics-Burning Facilities a Fast Pass!

Contact your state legislators and the governor right now! Tell them to oppose S2788 and H8089.

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Demand a Plastic Free Providence!

Clean Water Action is working to ensure a plastic free Providence, starting with phasing out single-use disposable plastic bags.

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Take action to protect Rhode Island families from toxic PFAS chemicals

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals that are incredibly persistent in the environment and also highly toxic.

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Protect Families, Firefighters From Toxic Flame Retardants

Toxic chemical flame retardants are added to a variety of common household products like upholstered furniture, bedding, car seats and high-chair pads. These chemicals have been linked to health hazards like cancer, neurological deficits, impaired fertility and learning disabilities.

From We All Live Downstream

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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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April 26, 2022

The work we do here at Clean Water Action  is about bringing people together, and we love partnering with other folks who share our values and mission.

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March 7, 2022

With the support of our members, we were able to testify before the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on February 17th in support of bills to reduce toxins in our lives and waste in the environment.