On September 12, 2019 the Trump administration announced the finalization of its repeal of the 2015 Clean Water Rule, leaving streams, wetlands, and drinking water sources across the country vulner
"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.”
Clean Water Action: New Reporting Reveals the Oil Industry Still Injecting into Protected Groundwater in California
“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
Clean Water Action today applauded Senator Cory Booker and Congressman Raul Ruiz for reintroducing the Environmental Justice Act.