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.

Picture of Mackinac Straits. Caption: Protect Our Great Lakes & Straits, Shut Down Line 5 No Tunnel

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.

Recent Actions

No Tax Breaks for Petrochemical Plants

If we’re serious about addressing climate change then we should be incentivizing renewable energy, not oil and gas. Unfortunately, that’s not what’s happening in Pennsylvania.

Take Action: Fossil Fuel Moratorium

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

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Oil and Gas Blog Posts

Trump's Dirty Water Rule
January 23, 2020

The Trump administration finalized its signature Clean Water Act rollback, the Dirty Water Rule. This extreme interpretation of our bedrock water quality law rolls back the clock to a time when corporate polluters could dump toxic waste into rivers and streams and pave over wetlands without seeking a permit.

January 21, 2020

Fossil fuels not only drive the climate crisis, but also threaten our water

Thank you
November 26, 2019

As I look back on 2019, there are plenty of times that it would have been easy to get frustrated, throw my hands up, and lose hope. But I didn't -- and Clean Water members and supporters had a lot to do with that.

I think I can speak for all of us here at Clean Water Action when I say our members and supporters give us hope and keep us going.