Maryland Blog Posts

A collage of photos of Clean Water Action's work in the 2020 Maryland General Assembly.

Working for clean water during COVID-19

March 24, 2020

I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe in the midst of this Covid-19 emergency. While our offices are closed, our dedicated staff are safely working at home.

SB723: Consumer Protection & Right to Repair

March 12, 2020

Yesterday, I testified in favor of Senate Bill 723, to give consumers a right to repair their electronics.

Baltimore's 2020 Sewer Update

February 28, 2020

On Thursday, January 23, Baltimore’s Department of Public Works held a public information session on its tasks and progr

Subsidizing BRESCO from Baltimore County

February 27, 2020

On Thursday Feb., 20 and Tuesday Feb., 25, I was able to attend and and testify for introductions of

We’ve Seen This Rodeo Before - We Need to Ban Chlorpyrifos by Law

February 21, 2020

This week, Governor Hogan announced his surprising new intent to phase out the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos not by passing a new law, but by starting a new regulatory process.

Toxic for People & Planet projected on BRESCO by the Backbone Campaign

Testimony Supporting HB438/SB560: Burning trash is not clean energy!

February 20, 2020

Today, the House Economic Matters Committee is holding a hearing on HB438, a bill to correct a mistake Maryland made nine years ago: to call trash incineration renewable energy, and subsidize i