In upcoming weeks, we will be inviting you to sign a petition seeking an Environmental Human Rights Amendment to our Maryland state constitution.
Every person, in every generation, deserves the right to clean water, clean air, a healthy environment, and a stable climate. Period. And it is the duty of the government to preserve, protect, and enforce this right.
However, current environmental law in Maryland falls short of this and leaves us stranded.
The Maryland Campaign for Environmental Human Rights seeks to establish the protection of these rights through three avenues:
- a state constitutional amendment, the greatest protection
- regulatory policies
These combined efforts seek to address these three goals:
- environmental health
- public health
- environmental justice