Publications

January 3, 2019

Clean Water Action appreciates the opportunity to comment on the joint draft white paper, Oil and Natural Gas Produced Water Governance in the State of New Mexico, developed by EPA and the State of New Mexico.

December 27, 2018

We appreciate the opportunity to comment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on nominations for the fifth drinking water Contaminant Candidate List (CCL5). The undersigned organizations represent millions of individuals concerned with ensuring that the public has access to safe drinking water.

Michigan Capitol building / photo: Denny Green, Clean Water
December 21, 2018

The 2018 lame duck legislative session has moved at a record pace. More than 300 bills were introduced since the midterm elections on November 6th.  Lame duck sessions are often used by corporate lobbyists and lame duck lawmakers, no longer accountable to their constituents, to push through wildly unpopular legislation in the final days of the year.

Pennsylvania Currents -- Fall 2018
October 25, 2018

In this issue: What’s at Stake in the 2018 Elections? Clean Water Action’s Scorecard for the 115th Congress; The 2017/2018 Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard; Make Them Pay for PFAS Contamination

Texas Currents -- Fall 2018
October 23, 2018

In this issue: Fight Against Sewage Discharge Continues; Make a Plan to be a Clean Water Voter!; Austin’s ‘Water Forward’ Plan Heads to Council; Farmers Branch Gets Serious About Conservation

Michigan Currents -- Fall 2018
October 22, 2018

In this issue: Letter from the Director: What’s at Stake this November?; The Snyder-Schuette Plan to Keep the Great Lakes at Risk; Vote Environment!; Vote to End Gerrymandering this November!; Know Your Voting Rights

Climate March
October 11, 2018

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Minnesota Capitol Rotunda Inside Dome-evilfoo
October 10, 2018

Clean Water Action’s goal is to protect and restore our lakes, rivers and streams now and for future generations. We work to protect Minnesota’s health and water by making systemic change. We educate the public, develop grassroots  leaders and mobilize our members to get involved in policy decisions.

We also provide tools to help Minnesotans understand how their elected officials are voting. This scorecard covers the 2017 and 2018 Minnesota legislative sessions and scores every Minnesota state legislator on votes that impact clean, renewable energy, water quality, and toxics in our environment.

MInnesota Currents -- Fall 2018
October 4, 2018

In this issue: November 6 Elections Give Us a Chance to Elect Environmental Champions; 3,000 for Clean Water; 2017-2018 Legislative Scorecard; The Problem With Corporate Industrial Agriculture and Minnesota’s Water; Stay in the Loop: 3M Settlement