UPDATED 61 Groups Agree: Let's Reclaim Renewable Energy!
Today, we're testifying in the Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment committee for the Reclaim Renewable Energy Act (SB590/HB718) - the latest, and hopefully final, step in the years-long campaign to end "renewable energy" subsidies for trash incineration. This year, communities on the
Expanding Baltimore City's Sewage Backup Assistance Programs
Next week on Wednesday, the Baltimore City Council will be holding a public hearing on sewer backups into homes and the City's existing programs for helping households that have sewer backups. This week, we published a new report with Blue Water Baltimore making key recommendations for improving and
Updates to 2022 Maryland Clean Water Action Endorsements
Clean Water Action has endorsed candidates in legislative races based on previous record and commitment to our priority areas, including reducing waste, protecting local waterways, and environmental justice.
Statewide:Wes Moore for Governor
Anne Arundel County:Senator Sarah Elfreth, District 30
Landscaping Your Septic System!
You have to have a septic field, but how do you make it a beautiful feature of your yard? How can you make it a native landscape supporting pollinators?
Whether it's a sound mound drainfield or the maintenance access ports to a septic tank or BAT unit, homeowners often wish they could camouflage
Maryland's Organic Waste Diversion Mandate: Making it Work
Last year, we worked hard to pass HB264/SB483, which moves Maryland toward Zero Waste by making sure the the biggest producers of food waste are composting it if they can. And this year, it's time for those new rules to be put into action!
One of the first steps is for the Maryland Department of the
2022 Maryland Endorsements
Clean Water Action has endorsed candidates in legislative races before the primary this year. More endorsements will be rolled for the general election. For the primary, Clean Water Actions endorsed candidates who have championed our priority issues as sponsors, in committee, or on the Floor.
Let’s Talk About Residential Composting in Maryland
In the summer of 2021, I began working with Clean Water Action as an intern to help with some of their policy research projects, primarily concerning Maryland’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, trash incineration, and waste disposal in general. As I delved deeper into our current waste