Take Action: Clean Water Washington State

Support clean water and protect people’s health: Demand the Trump administration abandon its proposal to increase toxic pollution in Washington’s rivers. 

Background

People who consume the most locally-caught fish—Native Americans, sport and commercial fishers, and members of some immigrant communities such as Asian and Pacific Islanders—face greater risk of cancer under President Trump’s proposal. Water quality standards set levels of cleanliness for our waters and are a critical tool for reducing pollution and protecting public health. Before 2016, Washington’s standards were based on 40 year-old-data, bore the weakest fish consumption standards in the country, and did not meet the mandate of the Clean Water Act to ensure that all waters are drinkable, fishable, and swimmable. Learn more