Press Releases

D.C. Public Service Commission Unanimously Rejects Funding for Washington Gas’s Project Pipes 3

D.C. Public Service Commission Unanimously Rejects Funding for Washington Gas’s Project PIPES On June 12, the D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) officially REJECTED Washington Gas’s Project Pipes Phase 3 application. See more in this press release from Earthjustice. Statement from Naomi Cohen-Shields, D.C. Campaign Manager for CCAN Action Fund:  The PSC’s decision means that, for […]

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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 funeral music from a New Orleans-style brass band on Lawyers Mall, climate groups saw a new amendment could kill part of the Building Energy Performance Standards that are key to winning a major U.S. EPA

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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 additional $50 million for its costly methane gas pipeline replacement project known as Project Pipes.

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Extreme Weather is Costing Tax Dollars, Lawmakers Must Act to Protect Maryland

Extreme Weather is Costing Tax Dollars, Lawmakers Must Act to Protect Maryland Hidden Extreme-Weather Taxes will Increase if Maryland Does Not Pass Landmark RENEW Act. ANNAPOLIS, MD — On Thursday, March 7, lawmakers and advocates will hold a press conference in the Senate Media Room of the Miller Senate Office Building calling on the General

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ICYMI: D.C. Councilmember Allen Joins Interfaith, Housing, Climate Advocates Pushing to End Wasteful Fossil Fuel Investments

D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen yesterday joined a coalition of interfaith, housing, and climate advocates to call on the District to invest in a healthier, more affordable future by ending wasteful fossil fuel investments.

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DC Public Service Commissioner Says Controversial Pipeline Plan is Not “Just and Reasonable Or Otherwise in the Public Interest”

D.C. Public Service Commissioner Says Controversial Pipeline Plan is Not “Just and Reasonable or Otherwise in the Public Interest” In Split Decision, the D.C. PSC Nonetheless Votes to Extend Washington Gas’s “Project Pipes” Plan That Has Been Widely Criticized by D.C. Councilmembers, Ratepayers, DOEE, and others. WASHINGTON, D.C. – D.C. Public Service Commissioner Richard Beverly

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