Greenpeace's new "Sea of Distress" report compares food service companies on "whether they are helping or harming the oceans and workers," and tips a big ol' hat to Clean Water Action's ReThink Disposable program as a way for businesses to take action, save money and help the environment at the same time.
Yesterday, the State Water Resources Control Board voted to create a new legal limit on 1,2,3-Trichloroproane (TCP), a man-made, carcinogenic drinking water contaminant found across California. This is the culmination of years of work from Clean Water Action members like you, holding Shell Oil and Dow Chemical accountable for their failure to put public health above their profits, when they first learned of the dangers of TCP.
Now comes the hard work as water agencies work to comply with the new rule.
Standing Room Only: Briefing California Legislators on the Importance of Funding Safe Drinking Water
120 people showed for our Capitol briefing in partnership with the AGUA Coalition, Community Water Center and our other allies at The Leadership Counsel for Accountability on access to safe and affordable drinking water this afternoon.
The goal of the meeting was for residents of some of the 300 California communities with unsafe drinking water to talk about what the problem is: Flint in our back yard. There are more residents in California whose drinking water standards are failing than the entire population of Flint, Michigan.
California is renowned for its miles of pristine beaches, but look a little closer, and you’ll uncover the symptoms of a global plastics problem, right under our noses.
It's 11 am on Sunday April 17 on a wooden pier near the ferry building in downtown San Francisco, and the sun is streaming down on an 80-degree weekend.