News & Updates

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September 21, 2018

The Great Lakes are national treasures. These water bodies provide drinking water to 40 million people and contain 20% of the earth’s fresh surface water. This year's election is the most important in years. Control of Congress is up for grabs and people like you, people who care about protecting our water, health, and the Great Lakes could make the difference.

That’s why we want you to make a pledge to be a Great Lakes and Clean Water voter on November 6th!

September 20, 2018

Austin – Clean Water Action today announced its first endorsement for this November's Austin City Council elections: Kathie Tovo for District 9.

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September 19, 2018

Help launch the campaign to bring small donor public financing to Baltimore City! Come learn more about the City Charter amendment to establish the Fair Election Fund and Commission which will be Question H on November's ballot.

NJ Kim Gaddy on the panel at a California climate conference
September 18, 2018

Clean Water Action's NJ Environmental Justice Organizer, Kim Gaddy, joined other eloquent speakers at the Global Climate Action Summit in California.

They explored the daily impacts of pollution on vulnerable communities and how global warming, drought, and other environmental stressors are playing a greater role in fanning the flames of civil conflicts. Others told of their story of incredible challenges and tremendous adversity in fighting for our planet.

September 18, 2018

"The Clean Water Scorecard is further proof that we need a change in priorities in Congress. This Congress took every opportunity it had to put the profits of corporate polluters before the well-being of the public and the health of the environment. They may as well have put lobbyists in charge of writing bills."

September 17, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Mallory McMorrow for the Michigan State Senate.

September 17, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Rosemary Bayer for the Michigan State Senate.

September 17, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Tim Sneller for the Michigan House of Representatives.

September 17, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Sheryl Kennedy for the Michigan House of Representatives.

September 17, 2018

LANSING- Today, Clean Water Action announced its endorsement of Jennifer Suidan for the Michigan House of Representatives.