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Support Maryland’s Authority to Protect Local Waterways!

The single most powerful authority that states have under the Clean Water Act is under attack by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Section 401 of the Clean Water Act gives states the authority to issue water quality certifications for federally licensed projects like pipelines and dams. The EPA has proposed a new rule that … Read more

Don’t Let Maryland Waive its Right to Protect Local Waterways!

We ask you to send an email today to your Maryland state representatives urging them to support Conowingo Dam Emergency Legislation (SB955/HB1465). This bipartisan bill would prevent Maryland from waiving a Water Quality Certification for the Conowingo Dam 50-year federal license. The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) waived its right to require the Water … Read more

Take action to secure your constitutional right to environmental health & justice!

Every person, in every generation, deserves the right to pure water, clean air and a healthy environment. Yet across Maryland, communities are threatened by an unhealthy environment — federal and state laws, as well as efforts at their enforcement and compliance, are coming up short. Despite the progress we have made, Maryland still suffers from … Read more