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PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2018

PFASs are 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.

Pennsylvania's Leading Environmental Organizations Back Iovino in April 2nd Special Election

“As a constituent from Whitehall, I’ve got added interest in this race,” said Steve Hvozdovich of Clean Water Action. “The residents of this district are tired of the Donald Trump-Scott Wagner, businessmen turned politicians, who prioritize corporate profits over public health and turn a blind eye to the real impacts our environment is experiencing. Raja is just another candidate from this broken mold, while Pam has spent her life serving others.”

Learn more about clean and affordable water in your neighborhood

March 20, 2019

Clean Water Action is partnering with your State Representative, Ed Gainey for an event on March 28 from 6-8PM at the Community Empowerment Association in Homewood.

Water Activist Training in Pennsylvania

March 20, 2019

Join Clean Water Action and the Our Water-Our Rivers Campaign on Saturday, March 23 from 12-2PM at 1 Smithfield St for a water activist training.

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Protect the Delaware: Support a 100% Fracking Ban!

November 15, 2018

The Delaware River Basin Commission, a regional governing body that protects the health and safety of the Delaware River Watershed, is made up of the four governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsyl

Clean Water Action Helps Electoral Green Wave Wash over Pennsylvania

As part of a $2.5 million national election effort, Clean Water Action helped create a green wave in Pennsylvania that elected a slate of candidates who’ll chart new paths for the environment in Washington D.C. and Harrisburg.