11 episodes

Welcome to We All Live Downstream: a Clean Water Action Podcast. In each episode, we will be interviewing leading environmental and clean water activists about their work in the field. We’ll dive deep into topics from drinking water and climate change to environmental justice, plastic pollution and toxic chemicals.

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Welcome to We All Live Downstream: a Clean Water Action Podcast. In each episode, we will be interviewing leading environmental and clean water activists about their work in the field. We’ll dive deep into topics from drinking water and climate change to environmental justice, plastic pollution and toxic chemicals.

    Moving Beyond Harmful Flame Retardant Chemicals in Consumer Products

    Moving Beyond Harmful Flame Retardant Chemicals in Consumer Products

    In this episode, we chat with Elizabeth Saunders, MA State Director for Clean Water Action and Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow, and Kathryn Rodgers, a scientist at Silent Spring Institute, about their recent success in passing legislation to restrict the use of toxic flame retardant chemicals in consumer products in Massachusetts. You'll learn what these chemicals are, why they are used, where they are found, and how you can best protect your family from harm.



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    • 32 min
    Lead in Drinking Water & Social Justice with Maureo Fernández y Mora

    Lead in Drinking Water & Social Justice with Maureo Fernández y Mora

    Today we chat with drinking water, environmental justice and social justice advocate Maureo Fernández y Mora, Associate State Director for Clean Water Action in Massachusetts. We discuss the health harms of lead exposure, how this affects impacted communities, and what actions we can take to protect our families and health from toxic lead exposure at the tap. www.cleanwater.org



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    • 31 min
    Give the Gift of Clean Water with Jon Scott

    Give the Gift of Clean Water with Jon Scott

    Today, we are doing a special podcast focused on all the ways you can support Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund to help power our clean water and environmental programs in 2021! Today, we chat with Jon Scott from Clean Water's national development and communications team about how Covid-19 has impacted us, how it has made all of the work we do on water and our health even more important, and why donations right now are so critical. To make a year-end gift, visit www.cleanwater.org/yearend or email jscott@cleanwater.org to discuss more ways to get involved. #WeAllLiveDownstream



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    • 24 min
    Elections 2020 Podcast Takeover: Part II!

    Elections 2020 Podcast Takeover: Part II!

    Welcome to our Elections 2020 Podcast Takeover: Part II! Clean Water Action just celebrated a huge and historic win when voters decided Joe Biden will be the next U.S. President. Voters turned out in unprecedented numbers and we helped elect Clean Water champions on the federal, state and local level. Now we are preparing for a new Biden Administration. Listen to our team of Clean Water experts discuss exactly what happened, how Clean Water voters made a difference, and how we can fight disinformation and help shape a stronger democracy for our future. Featuring Clean Water Action's Bob Wendelgass, President & CEO; Lynn Thorp, National Campaigns Director; Mary Brady-Enerson, Michigan State Director; Myron Arnowitt, Pennsylvania State Director; and guest host Michael Kelly, Communications Director.



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    • 42 min
    Elections 2020 Podcast Takeover!

    Elections 2020 Podcast Takeover!

    Elections got you worried? No need to stress - we'll help you get through the chaos! Welcome to our ELECTIONS 2020 PODCAST TAKEOVER with Clean Water Action's national team of experts: host Michael Kelly - National Communications Director, Bob Wendelgass - President & CEO, Lynn Thorp - National Campaigns Director and Mary Brady-Enerson - Michigan Director. With the Election less than a week away, we thought we'd sift through the noise to bring you more meaningful conversations and provide you with the valuable information you need to be an empowered #CleanWaterVoter. We'll discuss high early voting counts and what it means, how we are getting out the vote in swing states, how mail-in ballots will impact the Election, what could happen if Trump claims mail-in ballots are illegitimate, how we can make EVERY VOTE COUNT, and how you can take action and get involved.



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    • 45 min
    Plastic Pollution: An Interview with Grace Lee, Director of ReThink Disposable

    Plastic Pollution: An Interview with Grace Lee, Director of ReThink Disposable

    In today's episode we talk with Grace Lee, the Director of Clean Water Action's ReThink Disposable program which works with local governments, businesses and institutions, and consumers to minimize single use disposable packaging in food service to conserve resources, prevent waste and ocean litter pollution. We chat about the problems with plastic pollution and its link to climate change and how we can all work together to prevent waste before it starts! For more information, visit www.rethinkdisposable.org.



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    • 38 min

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NickLR ,

Very informative

This is a great podcast you will learn a lot

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