Voices from all across the United States are standing up for the protection of clean water. Read what these faith leaders, state representatives, and sportsmen and women have to say this week about the importance of clean and safe water in their lives.

Senate taking up questionable water bills – Evangelical Environmental Network, 11/2

“All of life requires water, clean pure water. It’s something we take for granted, but shouldn’t. Dirty water remains a constant threat we must work to ensure doesn’t harm our children and loved ones.”

Clean water benefits the Susquehanna Valley – York Daily Record, 11/2

“Here in the lower Susquehanna valley, we are blessed with great water resources, such as the Yellow Breeches Creek, Conodoguinet Creek, LeTort Spring, and the aforementioned Susquehanna. Not just a part of our rich outdoor heritage, they also generate much of the $21.5 billion in consumer spending the state receives from outdoors recreation.”

Preserving clean water is vital – The News-Gazette, 11/1

“Champaign-Urbana residents care deeply about clean water. We reside over the Mahomet Aquifer, one of the largest aquifers in Illinois and one which provides clean drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people throughout 14 counties.”

Attorney General should support clean water rule – Flathead Beacon, 11/1

“The Clean Water Act turned 43 this past weekend, but our own Attorney General Tim Fox has given the Clark Fork River and other beloved Montanan streams and waterways the opposite of an anniversary present.”

Protection key for healthy rivers and streams – Montrose Press, 10/30

“Healthy rivers and streams are important to us here in Colorado. Like many in Montrose, I’m an avid outdoors person who loves to fly fish and wade in clear mountain streams.”

Letter: Celebrate the Clean Water Act – The Detroit News, 10/27

“Since the Clean Water Act recently turned 43, now would be a great time for our own attorney general, Bill Schuette, to give the Great Lakes an anniversary present. Here in Michigan, we cherish the Great Lakes as the place we boat and fish.”

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