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Court Halts Yet Another Permit for the Fracked Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline

ACP Faces Ongoing Public Opposition, Mounting Legal Setbacks Richmond, VA — Last night, the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order staying a permit that authorized the fracked gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to blast through streams and rivers in the Allegheny Highlands of West Virginia. In response to a request from the …

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Hogan, Jealous on climate: CCAN Action Fund releases voter guide

CCAN Action Fund Releases Voter Guide Comparing Governor Hogan, Challenger Ben Jealous on Climate ANNAPOLIS, MD — Today, the CCAN Action Fund released its voter education guide charting the positions of Governor Larry Hogan and challenger Ben Jealous on climate and clean energy positions, the top two* candidates for Maryland governor. CCAN Action Fund’s voter …

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Baltimore Residents Rally to Demand Cleaner Air and a Just Transition to Zero Waste

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) held a hearing on a proposed regulation to reduce the BRESCO trash-burning incinerator’s nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution. Residents rallied in Carroll Park before the hearing to demand clean air and a just transition to zero waste. BALTIMORE, MD — On September 21st, a group of Baltimore residents, local …

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DC Councilmember Mary Cheh Announces Strongest Climate Bill in the Country

After Mayor Bowser commits to strong carbon reduction goals at Global Climate Action Summit, Councilmember and coalition announce new momentum behind nation-leading bill to meet DC’s climate goals Bill includes the strongest renewable electricity requirement in the country and comprehensive, economy-wide approach to reducing emissions WASHINGTON, DC — Today, DC Councilmember Mary Cheh (Ward 3) …

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Maryland Voter Information: 2016 Primary Election

How Can I Vote? Primary Election Day is Tuesday, April 26th. You can find your Election Day polling place at: https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/PollingPlaceSearch Early voting and in-person absentee voting began Thursday, April 14th and runs through Thursday, April 21st, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. each day. You can vote at any early voting center in the …

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Where do Hogan and Brown stand on climate change?

The following is a letter from CCAN Action Fund Director, Mike Tidwell, published in the Baltimore Sun November 3, 2014. Read it on the Sun’s website here. Where are Brown and Hogan on climate change? Worlds apart. Here’s the biggest issue in the Maryland governor’s race: Rising waters. A Union of Concerned Scientists report this …

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Where do Maryland’s gubernatorial candidates stand on Cove Point?

The CCAN Action Fund, dedicated to fighting climate change in Maryland, is staunchly opposed to the construction of a proposed $3.8 billion facility at Cove Point in Calvert County to export fracked Appalachian gas to Asia. In the wake of mounting public opposition to this project, proposed by Virginia-based Dominion Resources, Maryland gubernatorial candidates have …

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Virginia Governor’s Race: Responses to CCAN Action Fund Questions on Climate

A few weeks ago, CCAN Action Fund sent a questionnaire to the Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli campaigns. We asked a series of questions about where they stand on climate and clean energy policies, and what they’ll do as governor to move Virginia forward. To date, we have received a response from the Terry McAuliffe …

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