On March 23, we sent a legal petition to EPA requesting the Agency revoke or amend its rules governing Aquifer Exemptions.
At Clean Water Action the voices of our members truly amplify our power, and when it comes to drought-proofing California’s water supply, our members really stepped up this past week.
Increased oversight of state programs is essential in light of public concern in the wake of events in Flint, Michigan.
Lately I’ve been thinking about signs I’ve seen scattered around neighborhoods in Bakersfield with the proclamation, “Bakersfield – Life As It Should Be.” They’re kidding, right?
Our approach to drinking water protection - “Putting Drinking Water First” - feels light years away from the crisis in Flint, with seemingly nothing to offer based on what we have learned about the causes of this situation.
Highlights from some of Clean Water's favorite insights and developments this year in the world of oil and gas, drinking water protection and climate change.
EPA’s multi-year multimillion-dollar study of the impacts of fracking on drinking water on resources is important and will inform the debate around expanded oil and gas development for years to come.
Some members of Congress and their polluter friends are determined to pile on dozens of anti-environmental policy riders to the fiscal year 2016 spending bill. Congress must pass a new spending bill or agree on another extension by December 11th to avoid a government shutdown. Democratic leaders in Congress and the White House have been calling for a clean spending bill, but many Republicans are trying to use this opportunity to undermine virtually every single policy priority of the Obama administration – from the Affordable Care Act to the Clean Power Plan to the Clean Water Rule.
Spending bills should be about dollars and cents, not about pushing ideological riders.stre