CCAN Summer News

It's hot. Really hot. But instead of listing the new nightmarish impacts and scenarios, I’d like to share some hope and updates on the solutions our team has been fighting for over the past few months.
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How clean energy policy is bringing steel back to Baltimore

How clean energy policy is bringing steel back to Baltimore by victoria venable Baltimore was built on steel, and Baltimore was devastated by steel. But now, thanks to Maryland’s strong
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The Infrastructure of Tomorrow: Rebuilding the Anacostia

By MacKenzie Riley The slogan for D.C. Tap Water is “water is life,” and that rings true for all of Earth. Water is at the core of everything we know;
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Middle River Regional Jail is a Racial and Climate Justice Issue

Despite sustained and widespread community opposition, the Jail Authority of Middle River Regional Jail (MRRJ) in the Shenandoah Valley approved a 14.5 million dollar renovation proposal to expand the jail.
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Your Government and the Valley Proteins Wastewater Grant: Stealing From the Rich and Giving to … Corporations?

By Christian Baran Valley Proteins, a chicken rendering plant in Dorchester County, is flooding the Chesapeake Bay with the byproducts of its operations, which feature harmful nutrients like ammonia, nitrates
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For A Reminder, Look to the Sea

By Christian Baran Climate change is abstract. It can be difficult to reconcile information about changing weather patterns or large-scale biodiversity loss with your daily routine. You stagger out of
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Breaking Boundaries and Re-imagining them: Deb Halaand and the Turning Point for Equitable Land Use.

By: Emily Muniz For too long, the secretary of the interior has been an agent of unjust extraction. The appointment of Deb Haaland offers a promising start to re-writing this
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A Sky [Not so] Full of Stars

By. Christian Baran Do you remember the last time you saw a night sky filled with stars? Not just a couple littered throughout a hazy sky, but the glittering sea
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Tell FERC to Stop Construction of the MVP

Right now, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has a chance to right the decades of wrongs they have permitted and perpetuated within our energy system. And, we have another
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5 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Biden’s 100% Clean Electricity Standard Now

Change, real change, toward a clean-energy future is within our sight. President Biden has committed to a government-wide approach to tackling the climate crisis, while also promising to address environmental
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