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Lead and Our Drinking Water: The Case for Federal Investment

Federal investment in replacing lead service lines has multiple benefits.

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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Lead and Drinking Water

Lead is a highly poisonous metal and can affect almost every organ in the body and the nervous system. It is a naturally occurring element found, due to human activity, in all parts of our environment.

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The Roadmap for Reform

Federal and State Action Needed to Protect Water from Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

From We All Live Downstream

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Water sustainability: where and how to get started?

October 13, 2021

Want a chance to win $10,000 towards a sustainable bathroom (aka “powder room”) makeover project, and support Clean Water?

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Biden's EPA must act quickly to undo the damage Trump caused

September 2, 2021

I’ve been working on the question of what water should be protected by the Clean Water Act for 19 years. Polluters and their allies in Congress have been trying to remove some water bodies from the Act’s jurisdiction for just as long, so you would think I ran out of outrage a long time ago. But no.

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What I told EPA: Fix the Clean Water Act

August 27, 2021

The Trump Dirty Water Rule (AKA the "Navigable Waters Protection Rule”) eliminated Clean Water Act protections for certain streams and wetlands. U.S.