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Maryland forest in late summer

Maryland Denies Permits for Southern MD Solar Project

August 28, 2019

Today, the Maryland Department of the Environment announced that they are denying the permits to clear cut over 200 acres of Southern Maryland forest for a solar project.

Rooftop solar panel. photo: istock.com

Solar Energy for All

August 12, 2019

Clean energy belongs to us all, but unequal access to resources like solar, a key part of our renewable energy future, show us we have a long way to go. Clean Water Action is fighting to ensure all communities have access to renewable power and the green economy.

Maryland forest in late summer

Proposed Solar Field on 240+ Acres of Forest

April 29, 2019

Georgetown University is currently proposing to cut down 249 acres of Southern Maryland’s largest forest to build a large-scale solar facility. This forest is one of Maryland’s targeted ecological areas, meaning it is a conservation priority for the state. It is home to many at-risk birds as well as Tier II streams, the designation given to Maryland’s highest quality streams. Please click here to email MDE: protect Southern Maryland's largest forest.

Resonant Energy - Second Church in Dorchester, MA

Shining a Bright Light on All Communities

February 26, 2018

(Photo Credit: Resonant Energy)

Clean energy belongs to us all.

We’re talking about the wind and the sun, sources of power that have graced us since the dawn of time.

We’re talking about power that cleans our air, improves our health, builds our local economy and makes our world safer.

Solar panels on the side of a building. Credit: yoshi0511 / Shutterstock

Urban Planning in the Age of Climate Change

May 3, 2016

Climate change touches everything, including the conditions for human settlements on the land.  In Connecticut, our single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions is transportation.

Val Bak

Introducing Val Bak, Clean Water Action's Connecticut intern extraordinaire

April 22, 2016

Val is inspired by being in nature – this is what drives her work to protect our environment.