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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2019

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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Clean Water Action Hails RI House Vote to Get Toxic PFAS Out of Food Packaging

April 28, 2022

In a huge victory for public health, the Rhode Island House voted today to pass H7438 which bans toxic PFAS and heavy metals in packaging including food packaging.

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Rhode Island’s Environmental Champions

April 28, 2022

Clean Water Action honors environmental advocates each year during Rhode Island’s annual Breakfast of Champions events. 

Clean Water Action Announces 2022 Environmental Champions

PROVIDENCE – Today, Clean Water Action is excited to announce their 2022 Environmental Champions: Kate Michaud, Liza Burkin, Attorney General Peter Neronha, and former Director of the Rhode