Stacy Miller

Don’t VETO the Clean Energy Jobs Act! Maryland Jobs are on the line.

SUMMARY: On Sine Die of the 2019 Maryland legislative session the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) was passed with veto-proof majorities of 95-40 in favor in the House and 31-15 in the Senate. Now, the bill sits on the Governor’s desk. Here’s what’s at stake: What the Maryland Clean Energy Jobs Act does: CEJA requires …

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Maryland General Assembly Passes Clean Energy Jobs Act

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE MARYLAND CLIMATE COALITION. Member groups include Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Maryland League of Conservation Voters, Maryland Sierra Club, Interfaith Power & Light DC-MD-VA, Citizens Climate Lobby, SEIU, Moms Clean Air Force, and others. With veto-proof majorities, the legislation will require 50% renewable electricity by 2030 and creates a pathway to 100% …

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CCAN Statement: Virginia Legislators Recklessly Block Climate Action

CCAN Statement: Virginia Legislators Recklessly Block Climate Action Northam Must Veto Language that Blocks Virginia from Joining RGGI RICHMOND, VA — Yesterday, Virginia GOP lawmakers voted to block the state from taking part of a carbon cap-and-trade program with other states without the General Assembly’s explicit approval. In a party-line vote, legislators blocked the Commonwealth …

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Take Action Online to Reduce Air Pollution in MD! Join the #NoCashforTrash Social Media Campaign

by Lauryn Countess, CCAN Action Fund intern   Hey Marylanders! We need your help to protect the health of our communities! If you live in the Baltimore area, you may know of the BRESCO trash incinerator. This incinerator has long been a threat to the health of Baltimoreans and the Chesapeake Bay. Incinerators like BRESCO …

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“Green New Deal” Comes to Virginia: Lawmakers, Activists Rally for State Resolution in Support

“Green New Deal” Comes to Virginia: Lawmakers, Activists Rally for State Resolution in Support Federal momentum for a “Green New Deal” reverberates in the halls of the Virginia General Assembly Preliminary photos available here. Additional high-resolution photos available shortly, on request. RICHMOND, VA — Today, dozens of Virginia activists, legislators, and community leaders rallied in …

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Governor Northam’s Carbon Rule Is Positive Step Forward on Climate

CCAN Warns Positive Steps Could be Undone By Fracked-Gas Pipelines RICHMOND, VA — On Monday, October 29, The State Air Pollution Control Board approved a re-proposed draft regulation to link Virginia to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). This process began in the spring of 2017 when Governor McAuliffe issued Executive Directive 11, which directed …

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Don’t wait for the ballot box: Take a stand for clean energy candidates now

  The elections are really heating up in Maryland. From your local elections to the gubernatorial race, voting this fall is going to be more important than ever. And now, YOU have the opportunity to let your candidates know what you care about most: a clean, healthy, livable future for everyone in Maryland. But, we …

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Richmond Location: People’s Pipeline Protest, Prayer Vigil September 13, Full Community Rally September 14

Who: CCAN Action Fund, and you! What: People’s Pipeline Protest: Two days of action at the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s Richmond office in opposition to the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines When: September 13 & 14th, 12:00PM-1:00PM, and after, please continue the momentum with us by traveling to Glen Allen so we protest …

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