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.
Decision by Texas-based Targa Terminals Reduces Dangerous Bakken Oil by Rail Through City
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).
We are gearing up for another legislative session in Maryland. Here are our priorities for the 2018 legislative session in Annapolis. Thanks to Clean Water members and actiivists, in 2017, we successfully passed the Keeping Antibiotics Effective Act and phased out the use of lead wheel weights and mercury switches and relays. We need to keep this momentum moving forward. Make sure you are signed up to receive Clean Water Emails! Throughout Session we will be sending action alerts and updates on how these bills (and others that spring up) are moving through the lawmaking process and we'll need you to join us to win for our water and communities.
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