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Stop the Dirty Water Rule!

Help us stop the Dirty Water Rule. Send a message to EPA right now. Let the agency know that you oppose the Dirty Water Rule and that you expect it to do more to protect clean water.

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch

Harmful Algal Outbreaks and Drinking Water

In summer 2014 the residents in and around Toledo, Ohio were told not to drink, cook, or bathe with the water from their faucets.

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Help take our democracy back! Support H.R. 1

Our democracy has been under assault for years by powerful special interests who want to buy their way into our government.

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Carbon Capture and Release

Oversight Failures in the Section 45Q Tax Credit for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Executive Summary

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PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

PFASs is a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances These chemicals are very long-lived, which means that they remain in the environment and in humans and wildlife for a very long time. Two of these chemicals, PFOA and PFOS are relatively well known, and manufacturers have voluntarily stopped producing them. However, PFOA and PFAS continue to be detected at contaminated sites, in water, and in our bodies.

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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.

From We All Live Downstream

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Breaking: PFAS-contaminated milk discovered on Maine farm

March 19, 2019

One piece of this puzzle, however, is crystal clear:  the root cause of this problem is the manufacturing and promotion of PFAS by the chemical industry, even though internal documents reveal they knew about its toxicity for decades.

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What I told EPA in Kansas City

February 28, 2019

This week advocates and activists are in Kansas City, Kansas for the one and only public hearing the Environmental Protection Agency s

Speak out for clean water

Speaking Out for Clean Water in Kansas City

February 27, 2019

I’m in Kansas City this week, and it’s not just for BBQ and jazz and the Negro League Baseball Museum (though those are nice perks).