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.

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Sign the Petition: Stop Transporting LNG by Rail

Join us in calling on the Biden Administration and PHMSA to deny the request for this Special Permit and to take steps toward restoring the ban.

Recent Actions

Close Pennsylvania’s Leachate Loophole

Take Action! Email your state legislators today and urge them to support passage of bills that close the Leachate Loophole.

Tell Governor Lamont Connecticut Doesn’t Need a Fracked Gas Power Plant!

Despite Governor Lamont’s commitment to a clean energy grid by 2040, the proposal to build a large, 650 megawatt fracked gas power plant in Killingly CT is moving forward.

Tell the Senate and House Finance Committee: Protect Our Rail and Transit Funding!

Urge the General Assembly to oppose HB297HB1144 and SB541 which would suspend the gas tax and cut transportation funding.

Tell the Texas Legislature to Say NO to the Stealth Tax on Wind and Solar Energy

Texas legislators want to give the oil and gas industry a handout. House Bill 433, filed by State Rep.

Oil and Gas Blog Posts

Erik McCleary testifying at USACE hearing wearing No Line 5 Oil Tunnel shirt.
September 9, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is continuing work on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Great Lakes Tunnel permit. Clean Water Action opposes the proposed tunnel project, which would put the environmentally and culturally important Straits of Mackinac at serious risk to benefit a tar sands pipeline at a time of climate emergency. We are asking the USACE to thoroughly review the potential environmental impact of the proposed tunnel before making their permitting decision.

PA-allegheny county parks protected from fracking victory image of pa park
August 2, 2022

Now this is what I call a real example of what can happen when we come together and utilize people power for the betterment of our communities and environment! This was a big win for Clean Water Action and an even bigger win for the people and the parks in Allegheny County. 

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July 29, 2022

It’s not too late to address this health crisis, learn more about our air quality campaign  here.