Civic Engagement and Elections

Clean Water Action harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members and endorsing clean water leaders in elections from the local to national level.

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Don't Let Texas Make Voting Even Harder

The ability to participate in free and open elections is a cornerstone of democratic government. States should focus on protecting the freedom to vote, not placing additional barriers to voting.

Recent Actions

Take Action to Protect Our Democracy!

We can’t protect our health or environment or tackle the climate crisis without a democracy that works for all of us.

Take Action: NJ's Green Amendment

New Jersey legislators have proposed a constitutional Green Amendment that will recognize and protect the rights of all the people of the state, including future generations, to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments.

Tell Congress: We Must Invest In Our Future NOW

We need the U.S. Congress to act now to fund programs to tackle the climate crisis, build the clean energy future, protect our water, and address environmental injustice.

Civic Engagement and Elections Blog Posts

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June 6, 2022

Welcome to our new Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund Texas State Director, Becky Smith!  Becky is taking the helm in the Lone Star State after our long time Texas State Director David Foster transitioned into his well-earned retirement at the end of 2021 after 26 years serving the people and natural environment of Texas.

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June 6, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWater50Stories. 

Clean Water 50 Stories: Senator Jeff Irwin quote. "We absolutely need groups like Clean Water..."
May 23, 2022

To celebrate Clean Water Action's 50th anniversary, we’re sharing our history and journey with the people who have joined us along the way as we worked to protect clean water through #CleanWater50Stories. Michigan Senator Jeff Irwin has long been a champion on the issues that affect water resources in Michigan and the Great Lakes. In his time in the Michigan State House Senator Irwin received Clean Water Action’s Lawmaker of the Year Award and has continued to be a strong environmental advocate in the state Senate.