Maryland's 2023 legislative session has begun! For 90 days stretching until April 10, advocates across Maryland will be busily at work passing legislation through the House and Senate and to the desk of our new Governor Moore. Here are the top bills that we'll be prioritizing at Clean Water Action and how you can take action - we can't do it without you!
Maryland's RPS Program - created in 2004 to subsidize new renewable energy development - is failing. The program is full of loopholes which allow numerous polluting energy sources to define themselves as clean. Tell the General Assembly to support the Reclaim Renewable Energy Act!
Meet Emily Rochon, a true force of nature helping to lead the way for a clean energy future. Emily has played important roles in the clean energy industry, advancing solar and offshore wind projects -- and she got her start as a climate organizer for Clean Water Action in Rhode Island. Emily's story is one of many we will feature throughout our 50th anniversary year, lifting up our history and the people along the way who have contributed to our legacy and created impact. Emily inspires us, and we bet she will you inspire you too!
Every three years, Connecticut’s energy efficiency program is revised by the Utilities for approval by the Energy Efficiency Board. The comment period for the DRAFT plan is open and we are mobilizing members and residents to urge bolder action to assure that we meet our climate goals.