Maryland Blog Posts

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Expanding Baltimore City's Sewage Backup Assistance Programs

October 6, 2022

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 th

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Updates to 2022 Clean Water Action Endorsements

September 27, 2022

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.

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Clean Water 50 Stories: Andrew Fellows

August 17, 2022

In honor of Clean Water Action's 50th birthday, we are lifting up voices and stories in the Clean Water movement through #CleanWater50Stories. Our story is the story of everyday people who have used their power to make a difference to create a healthier and greener future for all. 

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Landscaping Your Septic System!

July 28, 2022

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?

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Maryland's Organic Waste Diversion Mandate: Making it Work

July 27, 2022

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.

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2022 Maryland Endorsements

July 14, 2022

Clean Water Action has endorsed candidates in legislative races before the primary this year. More endorsements will be rolled for the general election.