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Testimony on MD SB125/HB486: Knowledge is power around Superfund sites

Clean Water Action supports ensuring that Maryland residents contracting to buy homes near contaminated sites on the Superfund National Priorities List receive a disclosure of that fact. This is based on our and partners' work on the NPL site at Fort Detrick, where investigation and remediation of groundwater that was contaminated by improper hazardous disposal has been ongoing for over a decade.
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UPDATED: 87 Groups Agree: Burning Trash is Not Clean Energy!

87 organizations urge Maryland's Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee to pass the Reclaim Renewable Energy Act (HB166/SB146) to stop wasting Maryland residents’ money and make more funding available for real renewable energy - at no additional cost to the state budget.
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Prince George's County: pass a more equitable Better Bag Bill!

In June, Prince George’s County Council passed a “Better Bag Bill:” legislation to ban plastic bags and place a 10 cent charge on paper bags. Bills like these are an important step forward for the environment and great Zero Waste policy - but must be made in coalition with food access and equity organizations to ensure that any potential concerns are addressed.
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Our Comments against a CPCN Exemption for 168 diesel generators

As the data center industry seeks to grow in Maryland, it must follow our environmental and energy laws for the good of Maryland residents and of the climate. Clean Water Action submitted a letter with 14 organizations to the Maryland Public Service Commission urging them to reject Aligned Data Center's request for a rehearing on their request to be exempted from the proper regulatory process for installing 168 diesel generators.