Environmental Justice in Maryland

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.

Sewage Backups in Baltimore

Heavy rainfall stresses all of our infrastructure: flooded transportation systems, leaking houses developing mold, inundated drinking water sources full of polluted runoff, and sewage systems letting rainwater leak in and sewage flow out.

Illustration - pollution in the city. Image credit: Artisticco / Shutterstock

Cumulative Impacts of Pollution

Every community in the state of Maryland deserves to have their health and environmental safety treated with equity and integrity of dedication and concern.

Supporters of the Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition hold a sign that reads

Support the Transportation Equity Act!

The Transportation Equity Act, sponsored by Delegate Sheila Ruth and Senator Jill Carter, is a critical tool for building a transportation system i

From We All Live Downstream

A picture of someone having just finished painting a round sign that says "Transit for All"
May 10, 2022

On Friday, the Mid-Atlantic Justice Coalition submitted a letter signed by 50 organizations to Governor Hogan, requesting that he sign HB141, the Transportation Equity Act, into law.

The logo of the Mid-Atlantic Justice Coalition, an eye with "e" as the pupil, with subscript reading "environment - economy - equity"

A young woman holding a saign that says justice
March 15, 2022

Testimony for HB1033

House Appropriations Committee

March 15, 2022

Position: FAVORABLE

Dear Chair McIntosh and Members of the Committee,

Toxic for People & Planet projected on BRESCO by the Backbone Campaign
March 4, 2022

Testimony Supporting HB11

House Economic Matters Committee

March 4, 2022

Position: SUPPORT

Dear Chair and Members of the Committee,