Press Releases

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Monday, Sep 20, 2021

Environmental advocates delivered 1,800+ petition signatures to Boston City councillors and the Mayor’s office demanding them to pass a reinforced and updated Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO).

NEWARK, NJ - At a press conference today, Amazon workers, environmental advocates, labor groups, and small business owners came together to push back on plans for a new Amazon air cargo mega-hub at the Newark International Airport. 

Tuesday, Oct 05, 2021

“The insidious thing about PFAS is that we are not only exposed by using products that contain them, but we are re-exposed when these chemicals get into our water, air, soil, and crops,” said Andria Ventura, legislative and policy director at Clean Water Action. “Since food packaging is a major source of litter in water and can contaminate compost, our precious water resources and food are at risk. That’s why AB 1200 is so important.”  

Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Yesterday, the State Water Resource Control Board voted to adopt the California Water & Wastewater Arrearage Payment Program Guidelines (WWAP). These guidelines are the forerunner to the disbursement of hundreds of millions of dollars in debt relief to customers of California’s public water systems.

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Thursday, Sep 30, 2021

Clean Water Action officially endorsed Governor Phil Murphy for re-election today at the same site it announced its endorsement of then candidate Murphy four years ago.

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Thursday, Sep 30, 2021

Governor Murphy and Clean Water Action will hold a press conference to discuss promises made, promises kept, unfinished business and more to come on environmental justice, climate, green jobs and public health.

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Monday, Sep 27, 2021

"Thanks to the tireless work of our members, organizers, local activists, and elected officials  who never stopped believing we could stop this dangerous and unnecessary pipeline, we are celebrating today," said Eric Benson, Clean Water Action, NJ Campaigns Director. "But we know the fossil fuel industry will continue to try to put their profits before people and the planet. We are ready to build on our existing deep partnerships with Governor Murphy, US Representatives Watson-Coleman and Malinowski, NJ Senators Turner and Bateman, and Assemblyman Zwicker. Together we will continue to fight to build a clean energy future -- and we know we can win."

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Thursday, Aug 05, 2021

Clean Water Action is pleased to work on a variety of initiatives that reduce waste and protect our environment. 

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Wednesday, Jun 09, 2021

Clean Water Action Leads Efforts to Pass Landmark PFAS Legislation

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Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Clean Water Action is pleased to support and participate in efforts to assure that the Transportation Climate Initiative program successfully caps transportation emissions while equitably focusing on communities that have been overburdened by pollution.