PFASs are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances These chemicals are very long-lived, which means that they remain in the environment and in humans and wildlife for a very long time. Two of these chemicals, PFOA and PFOS are relatively well known, and manufacturers have voluntarily stopped producing them. However, PFOA and PFAS continue to be detected at contaminated sites, in water, and in our bodies.
Recent IPCC and federal studies are clear: we have to act now. Bold decisions are needed to decarbonize power girds and invest in renewable energy sources to . The polar vortex and deep freeze across the Midwest is another reminder that we need strong local and state leadership to fill the vacuum created by a federal pull back on action on climate.
Clean Water Action celebrates the Clean Water Act and the legacy of its founder, David Zwick, recommits to the fight to protect clean water
Today is a day to celebrate David Zwick and the Clean Water Act, and recommit to cleaner water and healthy communities.
Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.
Clean Water Action is currently hiring field staff and interns to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities.