Fall Internship: Maryland Grassroots

WORK WITH CCAN TO MOBILIZE OUR GRASSROOTS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE IN MARYLAND.  DESCRIPTION The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) works with partners across the state to promote renewable energy,
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Fall Internship: Intern Assistant to the Executive Director

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is looking for an intern to support our efforts to reduce pollution in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC with a focus on frontline communities most affected by our continued dependence on fossil fuels.
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We support “Defund the Police.” Here’s why, and what’s next

We are at a crucial point in history for racial justice. There are no neutral actors here: Silence itself is a dangerous act.  That’s why we at the Chesapeake Climate
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Environmental Groups Take Legal Action Over Air Pollution from Industrial Flares

Allies Send EPA a Notice of Intent to Sue over Agency’s Failure to Update Inadequate 34-Year-Old Standards FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Media contact: Tom Pelton, Environmental Integrity
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Maryland Public Service Approves Dan’s Mountain Wind Farm in Western Maryland

CCAN applauds the 4-1 decision and calls on the PSC to do more to unlock offshore wind power and address a backlog of solar farm projects across Maryland TAKOMA PARK,
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CCAN Commends “Historic” Change to Major Virginia Regulatory Body With Appointment of First Black SCC Commissioner

Governor Northam Appoints First Black Person to Serve on Virginia State Corporation Commission RICHMOND, VA — Today, Governor Northam appointed Jehmal Hudson to serve as the next judge on the
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New Poll: Both Republicans and Democrats Want Maryland Public Service Commission to Move Faster On Wind and Solar Jobs During COVID-19 Recession

Hogan-appointed commission can legally speed up approval of clean energy projects, creating thousands of jobs. Voters in poll conducted by Patrick Gonzales support faster action. Biggest support comes from Western Maryland and
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SCC Must Extend Moratorium on Utility Disconnections; Legislative Action Next Step

Environmental groups unite behind call for extension and data release from utilities June 5, 2020 Charlottesville — Eleven environmental and marginalized community advocacy organizations today joined statewide calls for the
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Why Climate Activists Need to Be Anti-Racist Activists

Whose apocalypse do you care about? I was originally supposed to write this blog post about why we need the climate movement to get huge, and discuss Harvard researcher Erica
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George Floyd

The recent brutal murder in Minneapolis has forced all of us at the Chesapeake Climate Action Network to confront the injustice that runs rampant throughout our country. Our hearts and
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