Every community in the state of Maryland deserves to have their health and environmental safety treated with equity and integrity. Clean Water believes that your health and quality of life should not be determined by your zip code. We work with overburdened communities to ensure their voices are heard.
Mercury, the infamous silvery liquid metal, is a proven neurotoxin and exposure to mercury is a potential serious health threat for pregnant women and young children in particular. During the first years of life, a child's brain is still developing and rapidly absorbing nutrients
Clean Water and Don’t Frack MD, a 100 group coalition, pursued a statewide campaign and won passage for the Protect Our Health and Communities Act (HB449/ SB409).
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) issued a permit to Columbia Gas without providing the necessary information to the public, and did not comply with Clean Water Act or State Law when issuing the permit.