In 2015 CCAN worked to pass a 2.5 year moratorium on fracking in Maryland – making Maryland the first state with significant gas reserves to put a legislative moratorium on this process.
Now, we’re building the movement for a permanent, statewide ban on fracking.
Tell FERC: Say NO to the Mountain Valley Pipeline
FERC released a “Draft Environmental Impact Statement” for the Mountain Valley Pipeline on September 16, 2016, that essentially shrugs its shoulders at permanent and significant potential harm to water resources, forests, and farmland, while dismissing the pipeline’s role in fueling fracking and discounting its full climate consequences.
Now it’s our turn to speak out. Tell FERC: Our communities deserve better. Reject the Mountain Valley Pipeline.
We know that putting a price on carbon is one of the most straightforward and cost-effective ways to fight climate change. By making fossil fuel polluters pay for the real and damaging costs of their emissions, we can unleash the clean energy solutions we need, and make DC families better off in the process.
Tell Governor Hogan: No More Rollbacks on Climate
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a carbon-cutting partnership between Maryland and eight other neighboring states, is a pillar of Maryland’s efforts to combat climate change and a key driver of our fast-growing clean energy economy.
But the Hogan administration signaled it’s willing to walk away if a stronger pollution reduction goal is adopted.
Oil trains travel in close proximity to Baltimore homes, schools, churches, and major economic hubs like the Inner Harbor.
Now, it’s time for the Baltimore City Council and Mayor to take action and study the health and safety impact these trains put on communities by passing Ordinance 16-0621.