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

A Good Day -- Congress Passes Full Funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund

“This is a day to remember. The Great American Outdoors Act will boost our economy and begin to provide more equitable access to parks and open space for communities across the nation. We applaud Congress for passing this landmark bill and look forward to seeing it in action."

 

Clean Water Action's targeted field operations put clean water candidates over the top

"Person to person conversations are the best way to move the needle and motivate people to be clean water voters -- canvassing wins elections," said Bob Wendelgass, President and CEO of Clean Water Action. "We have relied on door to door canvassing to elect clean water leaders and win important policies for more than 30 years. We knew the only way to respond to the 2016 elections was to redouble our efforts, identify districts we could flip and candidates we could support, and build the people power to win elections through our field teams."

 

Clean Water Action on the Acquittal of Former President Trump

"History won’t forget what former President Trump did or that these Senators put partisan loyalty before their country.”