Oil and Gas

Clean Water is working to protect people and communities from oil and gas production's harmful environmental and health impacts while pushing for the transition to a clean energy economy.

Prohibit crude oil terminals in Baltimore!

The Crude Oil Terminal Prohibition is Baltimore's best chance to prevent our Port from becoming a crude oil hub and putting thousands of people in danger. 

Press Releases

July 24, 2017

Groups bring petitions to doorsteps of four state governors and Army Corps in Week of Speaking Out July 24 through 28

May 10, 2017

"This is a win - but we know the fight is not over. There is much more we have to do to protect public health, air, and water from the impacts of the oil and gas industry."

Oil and Gas Blog Posts

Pennsylvania Capitol, photo: Clean Water Action
November 10, 2017

We didn’t have the Governor on our side. We definitely didn’t have the support of the Republican legislative leaders. And we were up against some of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world. And guess what? We WON!

photo: flickr.com/gambier20 (CC BY 2.0)
November 9, 2017

Fossil fuel champions repeatedly introduce legislation to eliminate the long-term monitoring requirements for enhanced oil recovery operations that use carbon dioxide (CO2). The CO2 Regulatory Certainty Act, introduced by Senator Hoeven and Daines, is a pure handout to the oil industry.

November 3, 2017

The days are now getting shorter, and while we’ve rolled back our clocks we will not roll back our water protections. Here’s what your Maryland Clean Water Action office has been up to as we fight federal rollbacks and push Maryland forward.