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Let’s All Do Our Part On World Water Day

March 20, 2020

This Sunday, March 22 is World Water Day, a United Nations observance showcasing the need for access to clean healthy water around the world and the critical need to protect this precious resource. 

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We Will Not Be Silenced: Speaking Out Against NEPA Rollbacks

February 25, 2020

Today, Clean Water Action joined environmental advocates and community leaders from across the country for a rally and hearing in Washington, DC to speak out against the Trump Administration's rollbacks of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Check out the testimony of Kim Gaddy, Clean Water Action's Environmental Justice Organizer, who traveled from Newark, NJ to speak at the hearing.

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The Massachusetts Senate Just Passed a Bold Climate Bill – What’s Next?

February 14, 2020

It is clear to everyone that it’s time for bold, ambitious climate action and the Massachusetts Legislature has a lot of options to choose from.  

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Massachusetts Moves Forward in Addressing Climate Change

February 10, 2020

The Massachusetts State Senate introduced then passed three climate bills at a breakneck speed that laid out broad new commitments to tackle carbon pollution emissions in a variety of ways.

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Green Infrastructure- the Solution to Pittsburgh's Sewage Overflow & Increasing Rain Events

November 11, 2019

We are already seeing the impacts of a changing climate through heavy rain.

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The Summer We Couldn't Swim

October 16, 2019

The Summer of 2019 is over and in New Jersey, we’ve been slammed with an ugly effect of the climate crisis – more and often longer outbreaks of toxic algae.

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25th Annual Fall Celebration Awardee Feature: Eben Bein and student leaders

October 8, 2019

We are thrilled to honor Eben Bein and and several student leaders with our Grassroots Climate Leadership Award at our 25th Annual Fall Celebration!

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Climate Matters

October 1, 2019

Clean Water Action's New England Director Cindy Luppi was featured in Boston 25's weather special Climate Matters.

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Toxic Communities and the Fight for Clean Air

September 25, 2019

Massachusetts communities are still recovering from the legacy of polluting power plants: mercury in the air, ash in the water. In this video, we interview Clean Water Action’s allies from campaigns across the state, savvy environmental warriors who have lived through environmental pollution and have scored many victories in moving toward a brighter future. 

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Showing up for Environmental Justice

June 12, 2019

Last week, Clean Water Action participated in the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Hearing at the State House.