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Putting Drinking Water First - the Reports

January 21, 2016

“Act like drinking water matters.” This approach has always been at the core of Clean Water Action’s programs.

The US House Turning Its Back on Health and the Environment

September 15, 2017

"The Republican leadership in the House of Representatives has failed Americans once again by turning their backs on families and handing out giveaways to polluters."

The Trump Administration Gives Coal Plants a Free Pass to Pollute Water and Risk Human Health

September 13, 2017

This is a reckless decision and a slap in the face to anyone who thinks that public health should be prioritized over industry bottom-lines. Scott Pruitt's EPA is doing what it does best - pandering to polluters who line the pockets of their allies on Capitol Hill with campaign donations.

U.S. EPA to Rollback Critical Protections to Keep Toxic Metals Out of Drinking Water Sources

August 15, 2017

“It is unconscionable and absolutely absurd for Scott Pruitt to try to make it easier for coal plants to dump deadly toxics and other harmful chemicals directly into our rivers and lakes, including those used for drinking water, fishing, and swimming,”

New Report: Enhanced oil recovery threatens drinking water

August 2, 2017

New Report: Enhanced oil recovery threatens drinking water.

Regulators lack the resources and data to oversee an estimated 60% of U.S. oil production.

Re-Opening the floodgates: Trump admin proposal will inundate communities with toxic water

"This will force drinking water utilities and their consumers to continue to foot the bill for removing this pollution from drinking water supplies."