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Judge Upholds State’s Decision to Block Gas Pipeline

A federal court delivered another blow Wednesday to a natural gas company that wants to run a pipeline under parts of Western Maryland.United States...

Annapolis Green Group Promotes from Within

Scenic Rivers Land Trust’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday that Sarah Knebel, who has been with the organization for four years, will become executive...

Opinion: Finding Collaborative Solutions to Local and Global Challenges

We face tremendous challenges, locally and globally, with the climate crisis posing the existential threat of our time. This reality must be met collaboratively,...
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Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone Growing, Concerning Scientists

The dead zone identified in the Chesapeake Bay alarmingly is growing. Monitoring data gleaned by the Maryland Natural Resources Department reveals an area with...

Opinion: Steer Clear of Dirty Energy Dead Ends

It’s no secret that Maryland has a long way to respond effectively to the climate crisis, and not much time to do it in....

Frank DeFilippo: Omens of Apocalypse All Around Us

Quick! Grab a life jacket.The Greenland ice sheet is so overheated that it melted 197 million gallons of water into the oceans. Alaska is...

Josh Kurtz: The View from Here

An Ocean City vacation carries multiple pleasures (and occasional misery), but let’s face it, with all due respect – ecotourism it ain’t.But that, essentially,...

Lawmaker May Seek to Remove ‘Black Liquor’ from State’s Renewable Energy Portfolio

A top-ranking lawmaker said Thursday he may introduce legislation next year to change part of the state’s renewable energy portfolio.Speaking on a panel at...

Leader of Water Utility Defends ‘Brand Refresh’

The water utility that serves the Washington, D.C., suburbs was justified in spending ratepayer funds to upgrade its logo and “branding,” the head of...

Opinion: A Way to Save the Planet and Fund Kirwan

For years, the tobacco industry paid actors to pretend they were doctors on TV, telling Americans that smoking wasn’t bad for their health. By...