National News

EPA Can't Defend its Dirty Water Agenda

“Assistant administrator Ross was perfectly blunt -- the Trump administration is going to continue to pursue its dirty water agenda, come hell or high water. And if Ross, Wheeler, and Trump get their way, the high water may come first."

Clean Water Rule Repeal Confirms that EPA Will Keep Protecting Polluters

September 12, 2019

"As outrageous as this move is, it’s not an isolated incident, it’s part of a broader assault on basic protections for our water. While we’re planning the next steps to stop this repeal in the courts, we’re also focused on mobilizing as many people as possible to stop the additional elements of Trump’s dirty water agenda that we expect to see later this year.”

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Protecting Our Water, Despite the Trump administration

August 5, 2019

In Michigan, water is part of our identity. We are the Great Lakes State, after all.

Clean Water Action: New Reporting Reveals the Oil Industry Still Injecting into Protected Groundwater in California

August 20, 2019

“It’s unacceptable that oil companies are still injecting toxic wastewater into potential drinking water sources, in violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Despite significant progress by state agencies in recent years to improve California’s Underground Injection Control program, the oil and gas industry still has far too much influence. State regulators need to stand up to fossil fuel interests and take more aggressive action to protect our water."

Clean Water Action Applauds Senator Booker and Congressman Ruiz for Prioritizing Frontline Communities with the Environmental Justice Act

July 24, 2019

Clean Water Action today applauded Senator Cory Booker and Congressman Raul Ruiz for reintroducing the Environmental Justice Act. 

Governor Inslee’s Statement on Line 5 Shows Bold Leadership on Climate

July 10, 2019

The following statement can be attributed to Sean McBrearty, Michigan Program Organizer, Clean Water Action: