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Senate Dems Launch Petition Drive to Pressure Hogan on Renewable Energy Bill

Maryland Senate Democrats launched an online petition drive Thursday calling on Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) to sign the Clean Energy Jobs Act. It’s...

Backers of Clean Energy Bill Use Hogan’s Op-Ed on State Climate Change Action as...

In a Washington Post commentary that he co-wrote in December with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D), Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) argued that...

Opinion: Making Maryland an Offshore Wind Energy Leader

Sometimes we are presented with a unique opportunity to significantly improve commerce in Maryland while also addressing real social and environmental challenges. Such is...

Ball Unapologetic About Investment Plan to Reduce Flood Risk in Ellicott City

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball (D) acknowledged on Monday that the flood-reduction plan he has chosen for Ellicott City was one of the priciest...

Lawmakers to Governor: Sign Styrofoam Food Container Ban

Last month, the trash wheels in Baltimore’s harbor reached a dubious milestone: they had collected more than 1 million containers made from expanded polystyrene...

Dept. of Natural Resources Sets Listening Tour on State Forest Action Plan

The Department of Natural Resources is kicking off a statewide listening tour as the agency prepares to update the State Forest Action Plan in...

Comeback Kids: Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs

The blue crab population in the Chesapeake Bay jumped considerably in the past year, according to a survey released Monday.The 2019 Blue Crab Winter...

DeMarcos to Ride Again for Clean Energy

Environmental groups and renewable energy companies did their usual thing last week, holding a conference call to pressure Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R)...

House Votes Symbolically to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Accord

The U.S. House on Thursday approved legislation that would force the administration to remain in the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s plans to...

Maryland LCV Chief Moving to D.C. Gig

Karla Raettig, the executive director of Maryland League of Conservation Voters, is moving on after eight years.Raettig will become the executive director of National...