Act on Climate in Maryland

Cleaning our water and air means both reducing dirty energy and promoting clean energy. Clean Water helped pass the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act and the fracking moratorium, and works with a diverse coalition of organizations to persuade legislators that fracking is inherently dangerous to water resources and community health.

A rally for offshore wind in May 2017 in front of Baltimore's City Hall.

Bring offshore wind and onshore jobs to Maryland!

Tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to approve Maryland's offshore wind farms without unnecessary and harmful restrictions that could make t

Baltimore Incinerator - Photo Credit: duckeesue / Shutterstock.com

Incineration

Incinerators are referred to as “waste-to-energy” facilities, but incinerator sites have caused significant environmental, health, and financial impacts on communities and residents.

Chesapeake Currents | Fall 2022

Check out Chesapeake Currents - Clean Water Action's Fall 2022 Newsletter!

From We All Live Downstream

A globe with a thermometer over it and the text: "Climate Change and Emergency Preparedness Survey."
June 29, 2022

Howard County is working to reduce the impacts of climate change by reducing energy use, using renewable energy, and more. But even with these efforts on the local level, we are expecting more extreme heatwaves, cold snaps, and extreme storms. The county wants to make sure that county residents have what they need to handle these changes and challenges.

May 26, 2021

For the past several months, the Federal Railway Administration and Maryland's Department of Transportation were accepting comments from the public on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Baltimore-DC MAGLEV project. During that time, 193 of our members submitted comments in favor of the No Build option.

February 26, 2021

Great news! On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council finally passed ZTA 20-01, the long-debated zoning amendment to open the Agricultural Reserve to non-accessory solar. Critically, six Council members - Craig Rice, Andrew Friedson, Gabe Albornoz, Nancy Navarro, Sidney Katz, and Will Jawando - stood firm in favor of amendments supported by agricultural, environmental, and food security stakeholders to protect the Ag Reserve's highest-quality soils that are actually farmed and the legal structure that protects it as a whole.