Oil and Gas

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.

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Ask President Biden to Support Shutting Down Line 5

Enbridge is trying to block action by Michigan’s Governor to protect us from a catastrophic oil pipeline rupture in the Straits of Mackinac.

Recent Actions

Tell the Texas Legislature to Say NO to the Stealth Tax on Wind and Solar Energy

Texas legislators want to give the oil and gas industry a handout. House Bill 433, filed by State Rep.

Tell the Virginia Assembly to Defend the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative!

Join us in opposing a long series of bills that rollback or undermine Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative with support from numerous partners.

Tell Your Legislators: Don’t Rollback Oil and Gas Protections to the 80’s!

They’re at it again. The state legislature is bringing back failed legislation (HB 1144) that would rollback protections for shallow oil and gas drilling to 1980’s standards.

Take Action: Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Sign the petition urging Governor Murphy to enact a moratorium on all fossil fuel infrastructure projects in New Jersey.

Oil and Gas Blog Posts

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June 30, 2022

Massachusetts is considered one of the leading states in the US regarding energy efficiency.

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March 28, 2022

Meet Cee! Cee got involved with Clean Water Action through our Youth Action Collaborative that they joined as an undergrad at UMass Boston

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March 8, 2022

New Jersey is moving forward to adopt a suite of California diesel reduction measures including the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule and Cargo Handling Equipment (CHE) rules. This is an important step in the right direction, but the rules don’t go far enough, fast enough.