News & Updates

Michigan Capitol building / photo: Denny Green, Clean Water
January 17, 2019

Michigan’s 100th Legislature is now in session. With a pro-environment Governor and more evenly divided House and Senate, it is critical that all the new lawmakers in Lansing are brought up to speed on our environmental priorities for 2019.

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January 15, 2019

Trenton, NJ -- Clean Water Action NJ State Director Amy Goldsmith released the following statement in response to Governor Murphy's State of the State at 2 pm today.

January 14, 2019

Maryland has issued $10 million in green energy subsidies to Baltimore’s Wheelabrator trash incinerator—the white smokestack off Interstate-95 with red letters that say “Baltimore” down its side—over the past six years, even though it is the city’s largest source of air pollution. A new City Council resolution aims to change that.

Annapolis in Winter
January 14, 2019


Come for an informative afternoon with the Maryland environmental community! Hear from advocates and elected officials about Maryland's environmental legislative priorities.

Open to All - Free Admission

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January 14, 2019

Join us on Saturday, January 19, 2019 as we gather at the Trenton War Memorial at 11:00 a.m. Join and RSVP to our Facebook event page.

January 14, 2019

Have you experienced sewage backing up into your home? Are you concerned about water quality in your local streams and the Inner Harbor? Every year, Baltimore City is required to hold a public meeting about its progress on repairing our sewer system. Join us on January 23rd to learn about the progress so far, what is planned for the future, and to have an opportunity to make your voice heard for clean waterways and healthy homes.

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January 14, 2019

Trenton, NJ – On the eve of Governor Murphy's State of the State, a broad coalition coalition of advocates, faith leaders, and concerned New Jersey residents held their own People's State of the State outside the State House Annex to urge the state Legislature to move on key progressive legislative priorities.

January 11, 2019

BOSTON—Today environmental, public health and worker advocates blasted Governor Charlie Baker for running out the clock on a much watched bill to protect children and firefighters from exposure to toxic flame retardants.  Baker’s failure to sign the bill amounts to an automatic veto.

January 10, 2019

Sacramento, CA – Today the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund Coalition released the following statement from Dan Howells, California State Director of Clean Water Action, on the inauguration of Gavin Newsom as Governor of California: 

“Governor Gavin Newsom takes office at a time when California’s moral leadership and unparalleled potential are clouded by our failure to deliver the essential human right of safe and affordable drinking water to one million Californians.  

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January 10, 2019

Leaders and impacted individuals will speak to the urgent need to pass progressive policies that benefit all New Jerseyans, not just the wealthy and well-connected.