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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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.

Recent Actions

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.

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

Tell the Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject the Line 5 Tunnel Scheme!

The Michigan Public Service Commission is currently accepting comments on Enbridge’s request to relocate Line 5 in a tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac.

Put a stop to NJTA and NJDOT's I78 highway widening!

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority plans to spend $4.7 billion to widen the I-78 highway through Hudson County. This plan will do nothing but harm the people of New Jersey and waste billions in doing so.

Oil and Gas Blog Posts

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December 1, 2022

Clean air is a human right, but Massachusetts could be doing more to ensure that all residents have safe air to breathe, regardless of their zip code.

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November 22, 2022

These past few weeks you may have come across a petition that intends to repeal a new state bill, SB 1137. These petitioners have claimed that it will ruin the economy by hiking up gas prices, costing Californians jobs, and other fear mongering rhetoric. The truth is that oil and gas companies are trying to repeal a law that would ensure the safety and health of Californians before it can go into effect.

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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.