Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water Action harnesses the grassroots power of our membership by endorsing in elections from the local to national level to elect progressive environmental champions who will work to protect clean water and fight climate change

Oil and Gas Money is Choking our Democracy

Get Money Out of Politics Today!

The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.

An Inappropriate Nomination: The Senate Should Reject Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator

“It’s outrageous that the President thinks it is appropriate to formally nominate Andrew Wheeler to lead EPA while the agency is shut down because of the President’s radical demand for an unnecessary and ecologically destructive border wall."

 

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.

Clean Water Action Calls on the Senate to Reject Brett Kavanaugh

"Throughout his career Judge Kavanaugh has ruled for coal companies and other polluters,  attempted to restrict EPA's ability to protect human health and the environment, and sided with attempted to allow states to undermine federal laws to protect our air and water. We can't afford another justice who will put the needs or corporations and special interests before the health of our communities."