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News From Upriver: Pa. Official Blames Climate Change for Degradation of Susquehanna

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania’s elected fiscal watchdog pointed to the Susquehanna River, which empties into the Chesapeake Bay watershed, as one of the casualties...

Opinion: Don’t Underestimate the Power of ‘And’ for Climate Action

Earlier this month Gov. Larry Hogan released his long-anticipated draft greenhouse gas plan. It was published 10 months later than expected and that fact...

UMD Center of Environmental Science Gets New VP

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) announced Wednesday that it has hired Stuart Clarke as its new vice president of Strategic Initiatives.Clarke...

State, Exelon Reach $200M Settlement to Clean Up the Bay

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced Tuesday that the state and energy giant Exelon Corp. have reached a legal settlement laying aside litigation...

Raskin: Climate Change Is The ‘Civilizational Emergency Of Our Times’ 

Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin kicked off a climate change hearing on Wednesday by quoting his late colleague, the former Oversight and Reform Committee...

Md. Lawmakers Meet With EPA Officials on Chesapeake Bay Funding

Maryland lawmakers met with Environmental Protection Agency officials on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss the status of funding for the Chesapeake Bay.U.S. Sen. Benjamin...

Raskin, AOC to Lead Hearing on Climate Deception

Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin (D) will lead the first congressional hearing ever on Wednesday on the oil industry’s history of climate denial.The House of...

Senate Rejects Cardin Effort to Overturn Trump Power Plant Rule

The U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected Democrats’ attempt to overturn a controversial Trump administration power plant regulation.Democrats forced a Senate floor vote on a...

Md. Environmental Scorecard Finds a Lot to Like

An overwhelming majority of lawmakers in both chambers of the General Assembly racked up perfect scores in the latest annual report card of the...

Here’s a Look at the New State Laws Taking Effect on Tuesday

Hundreds of Maryland laws are going into effect Tuesday, spanning subjects from criminal justice reform to election law to the state’s medical cannabis commission.A...