Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
Clean Water Action is a national organization of diverse people and groups working together for: * Clean Water - Assuring supplies of clean, safe and affordable water for all Americans, now and for the future. * Protecting Health - Preventing health-... Read more
Clean Water Action is a national organization of diverse people and groups working together for: * Clean Water - Assuring supplies of clean, safe and affordable water for all Americans, now and for the future. * Protecting Health - Preventing health-threatening pollution at its source. * Creating Jobs - Building an economy based on environmentally safe jobs and businesses. * Making Democracy Work - Empowering people to take charge of our environmental future. * Organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions, and * Campaigns to solve environmental and community problems, and to elect progressive and pro-environment candidates at every level.
Clean Water Action's Grassroots Strength Clean Water Action's more than 1.2 million, volunteers and seasoned professional staff have built one of the nation's largest, most effective environmental organizations. Clean Water Action's grassroots muscle has been critical in shaping and strengthening laws such as the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Superfund for toxics cleanup. Clean Water Action provides recognized leadership on critically important environmental, health, ecosystem protection and community quality of life concerns. Recent examples include: arsenic in drinking water and "pressure treated" lumber; sewage pollution/dumping; mercury, power plant and incinerator pollution and safer renewable energy alternatives; wetlands, watershed and drinking water source protection; environmental funding and enforcement.