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PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2018

PFASs is a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances These chemicals are very long-lived, which means that they remain in the environment and in humans and wildlife for a very long time. Two of these chemicals, PFOA and PFOS are relatively well known, and manufacturers have voluntarily stopped producing them. However, PFOA and PFAS continue to be detected at contaminated sites, in water, and in our bodies.

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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.

An Inappropriate Nomination: The Senate Should Reject Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator

January 9, 2019

“It’s outrageous that the President thinks it is appropriate to formally nominate Andrew Wheeler to lead EPA while the agency is shut down because of the President’s radical demand for an unnecessary and ecologically destructive border wall."

 

It's time for the President Trump to end his shutdown and put our government back to work

Thanks to the Trump Shutdown EPA won't even be able to pretend to protect our water and communities, which is exactly what radical members of Congress and corporate polluters have wanted for decades.

 

The President must drop his demand for border wall funding and end the shutdown now

"The President doesn’t understand that no one is buying his dangerous, divisive agenda. Instead of recognizing that the public rejected his fear-mongering while giving Congress a mandate to implement robust protections for our water, health, and communities, the President threw a tantrum and shutdown our government."

 

Save the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Clean Water Action Chalks Up DC Demanding Action on LWCF

December 13, 2018

(Washington, DC) – Today, Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund organizers descended on Washington, D.C.