Press Releases

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July 20, 2018

Clean Water Action's ReThink Disposable program is excited to partner with Indie Street to make the event a greener experience for event-goers. Clean Water Action's ReThink Disposable program prevents waste before it starts by partnering with businesses and communities to minimize single use disposable packaging in food service to conserve resources, prevent waste and ocean pollution.

July 19, 2018

"Another day, another vote for dirty water by the majority of House Republicans. This spending bill will never pass the Senate. But the dirty water caucus in the House insisted on taking another vote to prove their allegiance to the special interests who cut their campaign check."

July 18, 2018

"EPA failed for three decades to protect our water from toxic coal plants and now the Trump administration is turning back the clock, doubling down on that failure, and leaving communities in jeopardy," said Jennifer Peters, Clean Water Action's National Water Programs Director. "Trump clearly doesn't care who his administration puts at risk as long as he can give handouts to the corporate polluters who write the checks for re-election campaigns."

Clean Water Action Michigan Director Mary Brady-Enerson released the following statement: “A big part of our mission at Clean Water Action is making democracy work for the people of Michigan and our environment."

July 17, 2018

Clean Water Action Michigan Director Mary Brady-Enerson released the following statement: “Ensuring that all qualified voters are able to cast a ballot is an essential part of our American values, and is of paramount importance to Clean Water Action’s mission of making democracy work for the environment."

July 16, 2018

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

July 12, 2018

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

July 12, 2018

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

July 11, 2018

LANSING, MI – Information recently obtained by MLive through Freedom of Information Act requests has revealed that the Department of Environmental Quality has known about the dangers of PFAS and its prevalence in Michigan for at least six years.

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July 5, 2018

"Good riddance. Scott Pruitt was the architect of the most damaging agenda for our water and health in decades and should have never been running EPA in the first place."