Press Releases

June 23, 2017

"We stand with the vast majority of Americans who are opposed to this mean and destructive bill."

June 1, 2017

"President Trump needs to stop getting his news from Twitter. Climate change is real and it's happening right now. We spent years negotiating a truly great accomplishment in global diplomacy in order to preserve life as we know it. We owe it to our children to act now. Instead, the President seems committed to sticking his head in the sand. "

May 31, 2017

Community leaders and organizations call on Dynegy to collaborate on a just transition for workers and residents.

May 25, 2017

Washington, DC – Just before the second anniversary of the Obama administration’s most significant water pollution control initiative – the adoption of the Clean Water Rule – the Trump administration’s assault on public safeguards put America’s water resources more at risk than they have been in well over a generation.

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May 23, 2017

Asbury Park, New Jersey-- Clean Water Action, in partnership with the Asbury Park Boardwalk, is launching a “Straws by Request” program this Memorial Day Weekend. Participating establishments include Oyster Bar, The Anchor's Bend, Beach Bar and Wonder Bar. Drinking straws will be given to customers only by request. Look for the signage and educational postcards located at both the entrance, tabletops and the bars. Clean Water Action and the Asbury Park Boardwalk encourage all customers to participate.

May 23, 2017

"The only people who benefit from this proposal are the wealthy, whose taxes will be lowered on the backs of the poor and sick, and corporate polluters who will be able to act with impunity, putting profits before public health and clean water."

May 15, 2017

Newark, NJ -- Expanding on what Clean Water Action has called "the strongest clean energy agenda by far," Democratic candidate for Governor Phil Murphy advanced new policy initiatives today to improve the quality of life in environmental justice communities. Watch live footage from the press conference on Facebook.

May 9, 2017

BALTIMORE — On May 8, the Baltimore City Council resoundedly passed a resolution supporting offshore wind development in Maryland. Baltimore City Councilwoman Sharon Middleton introduced the resolution, co-sponsored by 14 of the 15 city Council Members, urging the Public Service Commission to approve one or both of the offshore wind farm proposals currently under consideration.  

May 8, 2017

OAKLAND, CALIF. (May 8, 2017) — California environmental groups are challenging the adoption of industry-friendly rules that would allow fossil fuel companies to dump oil and gas wastewater into open and unlined pits in the Central Valley, putting precious drinking water and community health at risk.

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May 3, 2017

Trenton, NJ - Clean Water Action, New Jersey's largest environmental group, announced today its endorsement of Phil Murphy in the 2017 NJ Democratic primary for governor.