Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water Action harnesses the grassroots power of our membership by endorsing in elections from the local to national level to elect progressive environmental champions who will work to protect clean water and fight climate change

Oil and Gas Money is Choking our Democracy

Get Money Out of Politics Today!

The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.

Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

Americans should understand the goal of the oil and gas industry: drill, extract, and burn all the oil and gas resources it can acquire. The business plan is to burn it all.Stranglehold: Oil and Gas Money is Choking Our Democracy

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Senate Action on Healthcare a Major Setback for Environmental and Public Health

"Today’s vote by the Senate, to proceed to debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act, adds insult to injury by setting up a scenario where 20 to 32 million Americans may be stripped of their healthcare at the same time as environment health safeguards are being rolled back."

A Government of Big Oil, for Big Oil, and by Big Oil - Clean Water Action on the Nomination of Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

The nomination of Rex Tillerson is dangerous. Mr. Tillerson has spent a career putting the interests of his shareholders ahead of his country and the environment.