When it comes to our streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands, they all deserve protection. Period. That's why we're working to defend the Clean Water Act. With your support, we're urging Pennsylvania’s members of Congress to vote against attempts to roll back the Clean Water Rule, which ensures the protection of nearly 50,000 miles of rivers and streams in Pennsylvania, and the drinking water sources for millions of the state’s residents.
Our children need safe drinking water — especially at school where they go to learn and play each day. Unfortunately, lead is contaminating drinking water at schools and pre-schools across the country. That’s why we’re working to Get the Lead Out.
Today more than 600 leaders from 43 states – including doctors and nurses, business owners, state and local officials, and watershed activists - urged U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to maintain the Clean Water Rule. Environment America Research & Policy Center submitted their comments in response to EPA’s proposal to dismantle the Rule, which restored federal protections to drinking water sources for 117 million Americans.
Our children need safe drinking water – especially at school where they go to learn and play each day. Unfortunately, lead is contaminating drinking water at schools and preschools across the country.
When U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright won the Democratic primary in 2012 he took his campaign staff for a canoe trip on the Delaware River.
On Thursday, Cartwright expressed concern that President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget would cut the programs that made rivers such as the Delaware clean enough for canoe trips and other forms of recreation.
A coalition of Philadelphian environmental organizations hand-delivered more than 20,000 public comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Philadelphia office last week, all in support of the Water of the United States Rule — also known as clean water rule — created by the Obama administration in 2015.