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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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.

Recent Actions

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.

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.

Ask President Biden to Support Shutting Down Line 5

Enbridge is trying to block action by Michigan’s Governor to protect us from a catastrophic oil pipeline rupture in the Straits of Mackinac.

Take Action: Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Sign the petition urging Governor Murphy to enact a moratorium on all fossil fuel infrastructure projects in New Jersey.

Oil and Gas Blog Posts

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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.

July 26, 2022

Twelve years ago yesterday, on July 25th 2010, one of the largest inland oil spills in US history began in a creek in Marshall, Michigan.

17 hours later, someone noticed.