Clean Water is working to protect people and communities from oil and gas production's harmful environmental and health impacts while pushing for the transition to a clean energy economy.
“It's disturbing that the OCC may have permitted oil and gas wells to inject directly into potential drinking water sources, and that the agency can't accurately point to where the drinking water is located,” said the lead author of the report, John Noël of Clean Water Action. “That's fundamental to the OCC’s job - it is the agency that is supposed to protect Oklahomans' drinking water from the impacts of oil and gas activities. Without proper information, the OCC cannot assure that the state’s many thousands of injection wells have all been permitted safely.”
Nothing that the administration does will change the facts that pipelines spill and that these projects jeopardize drinking water for millions.
Scott Pruitt is not qualified to lead EPA. He pledged to waste time and taxpayer resources by withdrawing the Clean Water Rule. He believes that debate about the reality human caused climate change and the need to act now should be encouraged. His radical views are out of step with the American public.
It’s clear that President Trump won’t be acting on climate or clean water – in fact everything he’s done has taken us backward. But here in Pennsylvania, we can make a difference.
Our national news is full of bad news for the environment, but we don't need the Paris Climate Accords to fight climate change. Here's some good news on our local campaigns across the state fighting for clean air, clean water, and health:
A few weeks after Maryland's whirlwind of a legislative session, it's time to dive deep on our local level campaigns. Clean Water Action supporters across Maryland are fighting for clean air and water, healthy communities, a life-sustaining climate, and a meaningful democracy. Here's what's g