We advocate for public policies

that fight climate change across our region and beyond.

NATIONAL

CCAN Applauds Historic New EPA Rules to Crack Down on Power-Plant Pollutants. As the EPA finalizes new rules to put a stop to harmful fossil-fuel pollutants, climate activists look forward to the next steps.

DC

We’re pressuring the DC Public Service Commission (PSC) to REJECT WGL’s multi-billion dollar pollution plan. WGL intends to spend $4.5 billion ratepayer dollars on polluting methane gas infrastructure.

MARYLAND

This year's Maryland General Assembly session came to a close with decidedly mixed results for climate policies. Victories included legislation for offshore wind power, rooftop solar and energy efficiency but there were losses, too.

VIRGINIA

The 2024 legislative session wrapped and, with a new climate majority in the General Assembly, it was largely successful! But we're not done fighting for clean energy and climate justice - bills are still awaiting Gov. Youngkin's signature.

We're Passing Climate Policies in Virginia

With a new climate majority in the General Assembly, climate action is on the docket.

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State-based and Federal climate advocacy is the path forward to keep fossil fuels in the ground and increase clean energy. CCAN Action Fund works to effect change in public policy at the local, state, and national levels through voter education, lobbying and participation in the electoral process to address the threat of climate change. Donate today to support this important work in the region surrounding our nation’s capital.

CCAN Action Fund is the advocacy arm of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN). 
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State-based and federal climate advocacy is the path forward to keep fossil fuels in the ground and increase clean energy. CCAN Action Fund works to effect change in public policy at the local, state, and national levels through voter education, lobbying and participation in the electoral process to address the threat of climate change. Donate today to support this important work in the region surrounding our nation’s capital.

 

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Congratulations to last year's EV raffle winner, Julian of Massachusetts!

Our Fifth Annual EV Raffle for the Climate was a great success. We sold out and raised $1,100,000 for our campaigns fighting climate change across the country. Thank you!

This year’s raffle launches June 6, 2024. Sign up for updates to be the first to know.

Press Releases

D.C. Council Passes Groundbreaking Healthy Homes Act, Climate Advocates Celebrate and Call for Funding

The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to pass the Healthy Homes Act, trailblazing legislation that will provide free home upgrades with efficient electric appliances for ...
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Press Releases

MD Lawmakers Put $195M in Federal Funds at Risk by Gutting Key Part of Landmark “Climate Solutions Now Act”

MD Lawmakers Put $195M in Federal Funds at Risk by Gutting Key Part of Landmark “Climate Solutions Now Act” With ...
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Press Releases

MD Lawmakers Imperil $195 Million in Federal Funds by Undermining the “Climate Solutions Now Act”

On Thursday, the House/Senate joint conference committee on the budget added alarming amendments to the state budget bill that would likely delay implementation of Maryland’s ...
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News

D.C. Attorney General and Climate Advocates Urge PSC to Pause Costly Gas Pipeline Project

Last week, the D.C. Attorney General (DCAG) asked the D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) to “reconsider and reverse” its February decision granting Washington Gas an ...
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