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Creation of a Chesapeake National Recreation Area Announced

The Chesapeake Bay has long been a treasured recreation center for those in the Mid-Atlantic region. That’s why the coalition United for a Chesapeake National Recreation Area is rallying support to designate the state parks and wildlife areas around the Chesapeake Bay as a National Recreation Area (CNRA). Waterkeepers Chesapeake is happy to be a … Read more

Stop Sen. Joe Manchin’s Dirty Deal to Streamline Approval of Fossil Fuel Projects

In exchange for his vote to help pass the Inflation Reduction Act last month, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia has demanded a vote on a second bill* introduced September 21 that would fast-track fossil fuel projects and undercut basic environmental protections. Manchin, the single largest recipient of campaign contributions from the oil and gas … Read more

Vote for Clean Water

Civic Engagement Toolkit! It’s challenging to know where to start to get your organization involved in critical civic engagement efforts. To help, the Choose Clean Water Coalition teamed up with the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed to launch a comprehensive toolkit. This contains voting deadlines, suggested social media posts, graphics, example emails, and more. … Read more

Dominion Power Plant

The Supreme Court Gutted the EPA. What Now?

We are outraged and alarmed by today’s overreaching U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s authority to slash carbon dioxide under the Clean Air Act. This decision doesn’t just handcuff the EPA when it comes to addressing climate change. It also threatens to limit the agency’s powers beyond the regulation of polluting … Read more

Act Now to Stop Water Pollution Violations in Maryland!

Maryland has hundreds of facilities currently polluting our local waterways, endangering public health, local economies and our drinking water. The agency in charge of enforcement – the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) – is critically understaffed and is failing to identify, inspect and enforce against these violations, causing pollution to continue for months or … Read more