Environmental Justice

Clean Water Action works with partners across the country to address the environmental injustice that disproportionately impacts Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color.

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Minnesota Needs Sustainable, Healthy, & Informed Grocery Shopping Options

We all need to eat, and our collective choices in the food we purchase can make a big impact on the health of our environment - for bad and for good.

Recent Actions

Stop polluters from evading the new environmental justice law! Write Governor Murphy

Write the governor a letter today telling him to issue an executive order that directs the DEP not to issue permits for facilities in overburdened, environmental justice communities prior to the time that DEP regulations for S232 are implemented.

Support Environmental Justice For All

Please ask your Representative to co-sponsor and support the Environmental Justice for All Act!

Tell Frederick City: budget for safety around Fort Detrick's Area B

For more than a decade, the City of Frederick has been planning to complete a loop around most of the city via Monocacy Boulevard and Christopher’s Crossing.

Support the popular Clean Energy Equity Act!

Email Speaker Craig Coughlin and your Assemblymembers now. Urge them to stand with the 76% of New Jerseyans who are ready for a clean energy economy. 

Environmental Justice Blog Posts

Celebrating Earth Day 2022
April 22, 2022

This Earth Day, take a moment to make your voice heard! Earth Day can be overwhelming. There is no shortage of troubling information about increasing climate change, and what that means for our communities and our health.

2017 Annapolis in Spring
April 13, 2022

Another year, another legislative session complete for us in Maryland! Maryland’s legislative session runs for just 90 days each year, between January and April, and ended this year on Monday 4/11. It was a busy legislative session full of lots of action on clean water, clean air, and environmental justice - and Clean Water Action members like you sent 3,000 emails to your delegates and senators in support of our priority legislation. Thank you for everything you do!

Here’s how our top clean water priorities fared:

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April 13, 2022

Welcome to Clean Water on the Move, your monthly update from Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund in New Jersey!