Tell Governor Hogan: No Fracked Gas Pipeline Under the Potomac!

Banning fracking in Maryland was the first step. Now we need to protect our rivers from fracked gas pipelines. And we need to act quickly. TransCanada, the owner of the pipeline that spilled 17,000 gallons of oil in to South Dakota farmland last year, has filed an application to run a natural gas pipeline from […]

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Your Chance to Speak Up Against Pipelines Under the Potomac

On March 15th, 2017, TransCanada filed their application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to run a natural gas pipeline under the Potomac River. It originates in Pennsylvania, runs through Maryland west of Hancock, and terminated in Morgan County, West Virginia. It offers nothing to Maryland, yet Maryland’s natural resources would be put at […]

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Call Governor McAuliffe: Tell Him to Sign the Alexandria Sewage Bill!

Alexandria’s dirty little secret — dumping millions of gallons of stormwater contaminated with raw sewage into the Potomac River — isn’t so secret anymore. The Washington Post and other media outlets exposed it in a series of embarrassing headlines. Thanks to action by our members and the larger environmental community, the Virginia General Assembly passed […]

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Tell Virginia Legislators: NO Delaying Fixing Alexandria’s Sewage Overflows

If you strongly believe that no city in America, especially one of the wealthiest, should be dumping their raw sewage into a river others swim in and eat from, then read on. Or better yet, tell everyone you know to take action here, then read on, because our window of opportunity is closing fast. For […]

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Tell Virginia Legislators to Support SB1398 for Safe Disposal of Coal Ash

When our coal ash campaign began three years ago, neighbors of Dominion’s Possum Point plant didn’t know a toxic cocktail of arsenic and heavy metals was leaking into their wells. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) didn’t know Dominion was pumping 27.5 millions of gallons of untreated coal ash water into Quantico Creek — […]

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