Press Release: A Landmark for Clean Water

American Rivers * Clean Water Action * Environment America * Natural Resources Defense Council * League of Conservation Voters * Prairie Rivers Network * River Network * Sierra Club FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Kelly, 202.393.5449, mkelly@cleanwater.org Washington (August 28, 2015) – A coalition of conservation groups today said they are mobilizing their millions of members [...]

Press Release – New Poll: Hunters and Anglers Nationwide Support the EPA’s Clean Water Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 22, 2015 New Poll: Hunters and Anglers Nationwide Support the EPA’s Clean Water Rule Sportsmen and women across the political spectrum support protecting smaller streams and wetlands Washington—A new nationwide, bipartisan survey found broad support among hunters and anglers for applying Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and wetlands. "As [...]

Senator Kirk’s Great Lakes Water Protection Act: Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

We’re not really sure what Senator Kirk is up to now. His Great Lakes Water Protection Act was always a bit sketchy in that it appeared to simply prohibit what the Clean Water Act already prohibits. Basically, Kirk’s Protection Act outlaws the dumping of untreated sewage to the Great Lakes by 2035. The Act would [...]

Water advocates, Illinois businesses applaud release of EPA’s Clean Water Rule

For Immediate Release May 27, 2015 Water advocates, Illinois businesses applaud release of EPA’s Clean Water Rule ILLINOIS - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the Clean Water Rule, providing Clean Water Act protections for many streams, wetlands, and other bodies of water that are critical to our health, [...]

Join the #4CleanWater Campaign!

#4cleanwater is a social media campaign that gives voice to those who love clean water and know we need laws to protect it. Over the next several months, supporters of EPA’s clean water rule will use the hashtag #4cleanwater to tell decision makers that clean water is essential to our lives and to our economy. [...]