Oil and Gas

Clean Water is working to protect people and communities from oil and gas production's harmful environmental and health impacts while pushing for the transition to a clean energy economy.

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Youth Action Collaborative

Clean Water Massachusetts Youth Action Collaborative is a space to educate, energize, and organize Massachusetts youth to take action on local environmental issues that you’re passionate about as well as plugging you into key campaigns already happening in Massachusetts.

Recent Actions

Let's protect the Delaware River watershed from ALL fracking activities!

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), a regional governing body that protects the health and safety of the Delaware River Watershed, is made up of the four governors of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delawar

Ask President Biden to Stop Line 3

Line 3 is a pipeline expansion to bring millions of barrels of tar sands oil per day from Canada through Minnesota and to the Wisconsin shores of Lake Superior.

Take Action: Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Sign the petition urging Governor Murphy to enact a moratorium on all fossil fuel infrastructure projects in New Jersey.

Close Pennsylvania’s Leachate Loophole

Take Action! Email your state legislators today and urge them to support passage of bills that close the Leachate Loophole.

Oil and Gas Blog Posts

May 26, 2020

Congress should fully fund for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) by passing the Great Americans Outdoor Act. As we all have experienced, access to parks is incredibly important for our mental and physical health, and remain a low risk activity even while we are social distancing. Unfortunately, for years Congress has diverted money out of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, leaving us with critically underfunded parks when we need them most.

Blue Heron taking flight over a lake. Photo credit: shaferaphoto / Shutterstock
March 18, 2020

I hope that you and your family are well and that you are staying healthy. We understand the challenges we're all facing right now while dealing the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. And we know that has to come first.

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March 16, 2020

Pennsylvanians are grappling with the fallout from the recently passed House Bill 1100 which provides tax incentives for the build out of the petrochemical industry.

One perspective that emerged in southwest Pennsylvania is that we shouldn’t back elected officials that don’t support policies that create blue collar prevailing wage jobs that will uplift Pennsylvanians. This perspective only gets it partially right.