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Providence, RI 02905
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Be a Clean Water Voter in 2022!

Each election cycle, Clean Water Action endorses candidates at the state and federal level who share our environmental goals and who have voted for and advocated for legislation to advance those goals. Check out our list of endorsees!

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Tell REI to Stop Selling Products Containing Toxic PFAS Chemicals!

Clean Water Action is part of a coalition effort with Toxic-Free Future to tell the outdoor apparel retailer REI to stop selling products containing toxic PFAS in their stores. Thousands of REI shoppers and co-op members have already submitted comments and letters, but we need to keep the pressure on!

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Take action to protect Rhode Island families from toxic PFAS chemicals

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals that are incredibly persistent in the environment and also highly toxic.

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Take action to stop the plastic crisis upstream and downstream!

Take action! Tell your legislators to support the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill!

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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.

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Green Infrastructure Coalition

Clean Water Action is a leading member of the Rhode Island Green Infrastructure Coalition, which advocates for natural landscaping methods to help clean and control storm water. Learn more.

From We All Live Downstream

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Fighting the Illusion of Ambivalence, One Door at a Time

July 21, 2022

It's a very uplifting and heartening experience to walk away from a house and know that someone cares and is working with us to make our world a better place. Even better, these conversations then turn into real political pressure on elected officials that changes public policy for the better. 

Your Vote. Your Voice.

Be a Rhode Island Voter in 2022!

July 19, 2022

Good news! Voting in Rhode Island just got a lot easier thanks to the grassroots efforts of the Let RI Vote coalition which Clean Water Action is a part of.

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RI Leads the Way: Good News from the End of the 2022 Legislative Session

June 30, 2022

Ready for some good news? The 2022 Rhode Island General Assembly wrapped up last week, and we are happy to report that several of Clean Water Action’s priority bills crossed the finish line!