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Davis & Feldman: With Wind Projects, Maryland Is Addressing Escalating Climate Crisis

During a summer filled with disturbing news about climate change’s drastic impact – from wildfires and extreme heat to damaging floods – there is...

At Offshore Wind Announcement, New Hope for Steel Industry, but Climate Change Gets Short...

The topline news carried a political, economic and cultural wallop: State, federal and local officials, along with corporate chieftains and union heavyweights, announced Tuesday...

Md. Lawmakers and Environmentalists Working Over the Summer on Climate Change Legislation

During a summer with more frequent fires and floods, Maryland state lawmakers and environmental advocates are beginning to think about what another climate bill...
Chesapeake

Opinion: Chesapeake Economics Need to Be Re-aligned to Better Protect the Bay

After the Fourth of July parade in Rock Hall, friends and family headed down to the pier for steamed crabs and cold beer, just...

County Adds Tool for One-Day Processing of Solar Panel Permits

In 2018, Laura Morales decided to install solar panels on the roof of her home in Silver Spring, hoping it would save energy and...

Opinion: Children Deserve Safety Assurances When It Comes to Cellphone Radiation

If new zoning proposals before Montgomery County Council pass, our children and the rest of us may be exposed to levels of radiation that...
PFAS

U.S. House Passes PFAS Bill Regulating ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

The U.S. House Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation that would regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water, as well as designate two types of those...

More Food Waste in Md. Will Be Diverted as a Large Anaerobic Digestion Facility...

Large grocery stores, restaurants and fresh produce distributors in Maryland send their food waste to landfills, mostly because there is no other option in...

In Md. Coal Country, a Push for Clean Energy — and a College Campus...

"This is a region built upon rock solid layers of the determination of people who met every challenge head on. The challenges today are...

Finding ‘Tree Equity:’ New Analysis Shows Neighborhoods That Need More Trees

Baltimore needs more than 570,000 new trees to reach “tree equity,” or the number of trees required for every neighborhood to enjoy the environmental...