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CCAN Polar Bear Plunge for the Climate Sets Record for Biggest Crowd Taking A Dip to “Keep Winter Cold”

After the hottest year on record, over 340 climate activists from across the DMV took the biggest plunge yet, raising awareness and funds to fight climate change.
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EPA Announces Strong Final Soot Rule Offering More Protection for Communities

CCAN applauds as Biden Administration sets tougher industry standards that could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars Washington, DC — Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took
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Tell the White House to Support a Permanent Ceasefire in Gaza and the Return of All Israeli Hostages

Climate change is a crisis demanding our utmost attention. But there are moments when we must pause to respond to suffering from other causes, especially suffering as great as that
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Saturday Feb. 10: University of Maryland President to Join Largest-Ever Polar Bear Plunge for the Climate Into the Potomac River at National Harbor

Saturday Feb. 10: University of Maryland President to Join Largest-Ever Polar Bear Plunge for the Climate Into Potomac River at National Harbor National Harbor, MD — University of Maryland President
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Offshore Wind Continues to Grow Exponentially on the East Coast

Offshore Wind Continues to Grow Exponentially on the East Coast Even as individual projects have repositioned themselves in order to get to market, new commercial offshore wind projects are moving
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Maryland Grid Can Easily Accommodate Electrification of Building and Transportation Sectors, State Study Concludes

Prominent Climate Groups Praise Study Findings, Optimistic About Electrification Baltimore, MD — A report commissioned by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) shows that Maryland’s grid is equipped to accommodate high electrification of
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Governor Moore Calls for Spending $1 Billion a Year to Fight Climate Change

Take Action: Tell Governor Moore to make a strong climate action plan! Leading regional climate group praises Moore Administration’s unprecedented comprehensive plan to meet the state’s ambitious climate pollution reduction
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VA State Corporation Commission Hearing Examiner Calls for Rejection of Dominion’s Energy Plan

Report corroborates what activists and residents have been saying all along… Dominion does not need to build new fossil-fuel plants to meet demand. RICHMOND, VA —On December 8, the Virginia
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President Biden Further Slashes Offshore Wind Lease Areas in Central Atlantic 

CCAN responds: Final offshore wind maps are insufficient for regional offshore wind goals WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Biden Administration announced that it is slashing a major portion of the
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Virginia Marine Resources Commission Approves Water Permit for Pipeline Project Despite 100% Public Opposition

VMRC allowed little time and made little effort to solicit public comments – and then ignored the 174 public comments opposing the project. RICHMOND, VA. Yesterday, the Virginia Marine Resources
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