Maryland News

Grassroots Organizing: Our Canvass

February 20, 2021

Working at Clean Water Action means working with passionate and purpose-driven people who share a common vision: harnessing the power of people to make a difference. As community organizers, it is our job to create effective change through public outreach; educating and empowering people to take action on issues affecting our environment and health. Join our team to be part of this strength-in-numbers strategy. Apply to join our field team or our phone team.

Photo credit: Dalis Davidson of Dancing Leaf Farm

Montgomery County Council Votes to Advance Solar in the Agricultural Reserve With Care

January 28, 2021

On Thursday January 26th the Council discussed and voted on amendments to ZTA 20-01 –a provision to allow siting up to three square miles (1800 acres) of industrial solar arrays in the c

Food Waste out of the Trash

January 1, 2021

Legislation passed in 2021 to require large food waste generators to divert their waste away from landfill or trash incinerator if an organic recycling facility is nearby that can take their waste.

DPW promises to lift sewage reimbursement restrictions, help residents with cleanup

July 29, 2020

At a Tuesday hearing, Baltimore City's Department of Public Works agreed to lift reimbursement restrictions for residents dealing with sewage backups in and around their homes.