Clean Water Action works to protect water, health, climate and communities from oil and gas while pushing for the transition to a clean energy economy. We work to secure the strongest possible protections to limit the impacts of oil and gas development and to end the special treatment for the fossil fuel industry at the local, state, and national levels.
Recent IPCC and federal studies are clear: we have to act now. Bold decisions are needed to decarbonize power girds and invest in renewable energy sources to . The polar vortex and deep freeze across the Midwest is another reminder that we need strong local and state leadership to fill the vacuum created by a federal pull back on action on climate.
Oversight Failures in the Section 45Q Tax Credit for Enhanced Oil Recovery
Today President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which makes historic investments to combat climate change. A 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 will help ensure we protect future generations from the worst climate impacts.