National Blog Posts

Sampling water for chemical testing

New policy will safeguard Colorado waters from toxic PFAS

July 21, 2020

In states across the country, Clean Water Action is tackling the PFAS pollution problem.

NEPA Silenced

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.

Trump's head

Trump’s FY 21 Budget: The worst budget for water. By the worst president ever

February 11, 2020

These cuts won’t just mean that EPA is doing less to protect our water, they also hit state and local governments and drinking water systems hard. States where Clean Water Action works would lose out on federal funding, leaving taxpayers and ratepayers holding the bag. 

Power plant on water

My Testimony to EPA about its Toxic Water Proposal

December 19, 2019

On Thursday, December 19th I participated in a "virtual" public hearing on the Trump administration's dangerous plan to let dirty power plants dump even more pollution into our rivers, putting more