National Publications

Putting Drinking Water First #1

Put Drinking Water First: Time to Curb Power Plants' Toxic Pollution

September 15, 2013

Clean Water Action’s analysis of supporting documents for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Proposed Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category confirms that power plant discharges to surface water often include contaminants that experts consider to be “contaminants of concern” when found in drinking water. 

Letter from 55 Groups Opposed to EPA's Do-Nothing Chemical Spill Plan

August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018

The Honorable Andrew Wheeler

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator

1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington DC 20460

Comments on Definition of “Waters of the United States”

August 13, 2018

On behalf of the undersigned 187 organizations and our millions of members and supporters across the country, we oppose the Trump administration’s attempt to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule and urge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw this proposed repeal.