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.
Americans should understand the goal of the oil and gas industry: drill, extract, and burn all the oil and gas resources it can acquire. The business plan is to burn it all.
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