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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2019

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch

Harmful Algal Outbreaks and Drinking Water

August 26, 2016

In summer 2014 the residents in and around Toledo, Ohio were told not to drink, cook, or bathe with the water from their faucets.

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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.

Clean Water Action: Despite the Setback in the Senate the Fight for Our Democracy is Not Over

January 20, 2022

"While we’re frustrated by this obstruction, the fight to make our democracy work for all is far from over. We will not yield."

 

Broad Coalition of Environmental Groups Call on the Senate to Heed President Biden’s Call to Pass Voting Rights Legislation by Any Means Necessary

January 14, 2022

“Protecting our freedom to vote and preventing partisan subversion of our elections is essential if we are to address the most pressing issues we face today like the climate crisis, environmental racism and injustice, and safeguarding our air, lands, waters, wildlife, and oceans."

Clean Water Action: The Senate Must Heed the President's Call and Protect Our Democracy

January 11, 2022

Our future is in the balance – a healthy democracy that works for everyone is essential to a healthy climate, to healthy communities, and to protecting our water.