Clean Water Action
Purpose: Clean Water Action is a national organization of diverse people and groups working together for clean, safe, and affordable water, the prevention of health-threatening pollution at its source, creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work.
CWA also works to elect pro-environment candidates at all levels of government and pass ballot initiatives that promote a more sustainable future.
Projects/Activities: At the national level, CWA is working on behalf of the Clean Water Restoration Act and strong climate protection legislation. In Texas, CWA is working to strengthen and enforce environmental laws, promote water conservation, increase funding for state parks, curtail our dependence on coal plants, and increase investments in energy efficiency and wind and solar power.
Volunteer Opportunities: Work on elections, participate at public hearings, and assist with office projects. Paid and unpaid internships, with college credit, are available.
Newsletters: Clean Water Action News, national newsletter; Sustainer Bulletin, state newsletter.
Dues: $25/year with national newsletter; $60/year with state and national newsletters.