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Clean Water Action: President Trump must be removed from office now

January 11, 2021

“The President is a danger to the nation. He must resign or be removed from office now, either through action under the 25th Amendment or through impeachment in the House and conviction in the Senate."


Clean Water Action: White supremacist mob violence will not be the last word on our democracy

January 6, 2021

Washington DC -- Today a violent mob smashed its way into the US Capitol.

Clean Water Action President and CEO, Bob Wendelgass, released the following statement:

EPA's Proposed Revisions to the Safe Drinking Water Act's Lead and Copper Rule

December 18, 2019

It’s disappointing that EPA chose not to require full replacement of lead service lines — the largest source of lead in drinking water — and stopped short of other measures to reduce exposure.

Beakers. Photo credit: Africa Studios / Shutterstock

PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2019

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

Chem tanks. Credit: raymondclarkeimages

Protecting Drinking Water From Hazardous Spills

July 10, 2018

UPDATE: August 22, 2019

Today EPA finalized its Do-Nothing Rule. Our response, from Program Director Lynn Thorp:

EPA wants to open a big loophole for water polluters

The Water Polluter Loophole

March 23, 2018

UPDATE: On April 15, EPA announced that it would not protect surface waters contaminated with pollution that first moves through groundwater.