Clean Water Action works to protect water, health, climate and communities from oil and gas while pushing for the transition to a clean energy economy. We work to secure the strongest possible protections to limit the impacts of oil and gas development and to end the special treatment for the fossil fuel industry at the local, state, and national levels.
The Aquifer Exemption program in the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Underground Injection Control (UIC) program allows certain oil and gas and mining activity to occur in groundwater that would otherwise be protected as a drinking water source.
Clean Water Action statement: The Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Tax Credit Amendments Act should eliminate oil production subsidies, not increase them
“I thought we were trying to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies not increase them!"
2019 brought an increase in the pace and severity of attacks on our water — Dirty Water rollbacks that would undermine fundamental protections for
Return of the Swamp Creature: As Senate Holds Markup for Bernhardt's DOI Nomination, the Swamp Creature Returns to the Senate
"The President dove deep into the swamp and came up with David Bernhardt, who is even more troubling than Ryan Zinke," said Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fund President and CEO, Bob Wendelgass.