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PFAS Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

August 9, 2019

PFAS are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch

Harmful Algal Outbreaks and Drinking Water

August 26, 2016

In summer 2014 the residents in and around Toledo, Ohio were told not to drink, cook, or bathe with the water from their faucets.

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Putting Drinking Water First - the Reports

January 21, 2016

“Act like drinking water matters.” This approach has always been at the core of Clean Water Action’s programs.

Court Approves Settlement Requiring EPA Rules on Most Dangerous Chemical Spills

"Finally EPA will act to make sure extreme weather events and other worst case scenarios don't result in drinking water contamination and water pollution. This was what Congress intended and is part of the unfinished business of the landmark Clean Water Act," said Lynn Thorp, Clean Water Action’s National Campaigns Director.

 

A new partnership to protect our water

February 25, 2020

“We are excited to join with Seventh Generation to increase awareness, action and real-world progress on some of today’s most pressing water challenges,” said Clean Water Action President and CEO, Bob Wendelgass. “Seventh Generation’s growing market reach and role as a sustainability business leader, its aggressive commitments to reduce water and climate impacts, and its achievement of Made Safe certification for the new personal care products line add power and credibility to our work together.”

Clean Water Action: Trump’s budget is more of the same, still the worst President ever for our water and health

"Trump’s budget proposal is like the rest of his administration --  bad news for our water, for our climate, and for our communities "