Climate Change and Clean Energy

Climate change is impacting us. And it’s not good. Pollution from power plants and other sources is affecting our food, our air, and our water. It’s super-sizing things like hurricanes and droughts. If we don’t take action, it’s only going to get worse. 

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Protect Solar Power!

The Board of the Pedernales Electric Co-op recently voted to impose new fees on customers who want to put solar panels on their homes, and also voted to pay both new and existing solar customers less money for the energy t

Recent Actions

Let's protect the Delaware River watershed from ALL fracking activities!

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), a regional governing body that protects the health and safety of the Delaware River Watershed, is made up of the four governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delawar

Allegheny County Deserves Clean Air!

Over this past Christmas, residents in the Mon Valley suffered from nearly a week of unhealthy air pollution levels – violating federal Clean Air Act standards. The main culprit was the U.S.

Don't Give Polluting Plastics-Burning Facilities a Fast Pass!

Contact your state legislators and the governor right now! Tell them to oppose S2788 and H8089.

Tell the Virginia Assembly to Defend the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative!

Join us in opposing a long series of bills that rollback or undermine Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative with support from numerous partners.

Climate Change and Clean Energy Blog Posts

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November 16, 2022

How we think about water infrastructure is about to change! Last year President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law.

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October 13, 2022

We’re doing a happy dance! Next week, we are celebrating our 50th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act - which our founder, the late David Zwick, helped to craft and pass in 1972.