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Governor Murphy’s Road to Nowhere

September 12, 2022

Spending billions of dollars on road expansion while mass transit remains underfunded completely misses the urgency of the climate moment we are in! We need to all work together to make sure that Governor Murphy backs up his climate talk with climate action.

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People. Action. Justice. New Jersey residents demand healthy communities and WIN!

September 1, 2022

Residents, community organizations, and small businesses banded together to defeat Amazon. 

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The climate friendly solution to hot summer days in Boston

August 26, 2022

If you want to learn more about energy efficiency and weatherization, join us at our upcoming community workshop in partnership with the Boston Green New Deal Coalition; register here.

Clean Water on the Move

Clean Water on the Move - August

August 15, 2022

Happy Summer! Welcome to Clean Water on the Move, your monthly update from Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund. Take a look at what our amazing staff has been up to and what is coming in the months ahead. Thanks for your ongoing support for our work towards a healthy environment for all.

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Examining Section 401 of the Clean Water Act

August 11, 2022

Clean Water Action is celebrating our 50th birthday this year and the anniversary of the Clean Water Act which our founder, the late David Zwick, helped to craft and pass in 1972. For 50 years, the Clean Water Act – our nation’s bedrock environmental law – has helped prevent water pollution and protect the health and safety of waterways across the country. 

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Saving Allegheny County Parks from Fracking

August 2, 2022

Now this is what I call a real example of what can happen when we come together and utilize people power for the betterment of our communities and environment! This was a big win for Clean Water Action and an even bigger win for the people and the parks in Allegheny County. 

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We need to talk about the impacts of air pollution.

July 29, 2022

It’s not too late to address this health crisis, learn more about our air quality campaign  here.

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Fighting the Illusion of Ambivalence, One Door at a Time

July 21, 2022

It's a very uplifting and heartening experience to walk away from a house and know that someone cares and is working with us to make our world a better place. Even better, these conversations then turn into real political pressure on elected officials that changes public policy for the better. 

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My journey to affordable energy as a renter

June 30, 2022

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

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RI Leads the Way: Good News from the End of the 2022 Legislative Session

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!