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.

NEPA For Sale your public lands

NEPA Rollbacks and Public Lands Giveaways

To slow down the sell off of our public lands and our natural resources, we must stop the proposed changes to NEPA. Send a message to the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality today.

It restricts and marginalizes public comment on environmental reviews.

Recent Actions

Take Action: Fossil Fuel Moratorium

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

Don't Let Trump Roll Back Bedrock Protections -- Protect NEPA!

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is our nation’s foundational environmental law that requires the federal government to consider the environmental impacts of projects.

Urge Governor Baker to say no to fracked gas

Tell Governor Baker that you don’t want new fracked gas infrastructure in Massachusetts.  

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Oil and Gas Blog Posts

Trump's Dirty Water Rule
January 23, 2020

The Trump administration finalized its signature Clean Water Act rollback, the Dirty Water Rule. This extreme interpretation of our bedrock water quality law rolls back the clock to a time when corporate polluters could dump toxic waste into rivers and streams and pave over wetlands without seeking a permit.

January 21, 2020

Fossil fuels not only drive the climate crisis, but also threaten our water

Thank you
November 26, 2019

As I look back on 2019, there are plenty of times that it would have been easy to get frustrated, throw my hands up, and lose hope. But I didn't -- and Clean Water members and supporters had a lot to do with that.

I think I can speak for all of us here at Clean Water Action when I say our members and supporters give us hope and keep us going.