From Standing Rock to Hancock: Camp Out to Stop the Potomac Pipeline

On Friday June 30th at McCoy’s Ferry Campground, Upper Potomac Riverkeeper Brent Walls launched our summer long encampment series to stop a fracked gas pipeline from threatening our water. Standing Rock to Hancock: Camp Out to Stop the Potomac Pipeline is organized by several environmental organizations including: Potomac Riverkeeper Network, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Food and Water Watch, and Sierra Club. The […]

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Submit Comments to Stop Fracked Gas Pipeline Under the Potomac

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 Pennsylvania to West Virginia the shortest (and cheapest) way they can — through Maryland. The pipeline does nothing for Maryland — yet it puts Maryland’s […]

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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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