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Offshore Wind Industry Leaders Ask Congress to Back Long-term Plans to Ramp Up Production

The Biden administration is making a significant push for new offshore wind development to meet aggressive climate goals, but industry leaders say they also...

UMD Students Rally Against Proposed Townhouse Development in Wooded Area

More than 300 University of Maryland students and residents from nearby neighborhoods gathered on the campus late Friday afternoon to register their full-throated opposition...

Eastern Shore Steel Company to Make Components for Wind Energy Turbines

Maryland's offshore wind economy is developing at an accelerated pace.The latest evidence was an announcement Thursday that Ørsted Offshore North America, one of two...

BGE Will Be the First Utility in Md. to Use Biogas from Anaerobic Digesters

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company gained approval to use biogas — gas derived from organic sources such as food waste and lawn clippings —...
Climate Change

Opinion: Tackling Climate Change Requires Real Solutions, Not False Promises

Biden promised he would restore a science-backed climate policy when he took office. One activist asks, Where is that science-backed leadership now?

Biden Taps Montgomery County Environmental Chief Ortiz for Key EPA Post

The Biden administration has turned to an experienced Maryland policy and political hand to fill a key environmental position.The White House announced Tuesday that...

Opinion: Baltimore, Environmental Justice and Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda

In the coming days, Baltimore could make historic progress in overcoming challenges with investment from President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda.

Chronic Flooding Threatens Sites Along Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway

Renna McKinney is faced with a problem that could put her childhood church under water.The Dorchester County native fears that frequent flooding could rob...

Environmental Watchdog Group Sends Notice of Intent to Sue Baltimore for Wastewater Treatment Plant...

After discovering that two wastewater treatment plants in Baltimore have been releasing millions of gallons of partially untreated sewage into the Chesapeake Bay, an...

Nuclear Industry Leaders Woo Lawmakers — But What Are They Seeking?

Visiting a nuclear power plant is a big deal — a privilege that very few people have experienced.Last month, members and staffers of the...