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New ‘Historic Ellicott City’ Flood Alert Plan in Place

One week after confusion when emergency sirens didn’t sound in historic and oft-flooded Ellicott City during National Weather Service flash flood warnings, a new...

Report: Coastal Flooding in Md. Will Get Worse — Even on Sunny Days

As if two days of torrential rains this week weren’t reminder enough, a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) suggests...

New Carnivorous Plant Species Discovered in Worcester County

By Kristin Danley-GreinerA volunteer botanist has discovered a new carnivorous plant species taking root in Maryland. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The...

Baltimore Forum to Tackle Dangers of Coal Power

On Tuesday, the Maryland Sierra Club and Our Revolution Baltimore will host a Baltimore Beyond Coal forum with public health and social justice advocates...

Van Hollen, Colleagues Demand Answers on Trump July 4 Rally

Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen has joined with two fellow Democrats on the Appropriations Committee, seeking answers about the cost of President Trump’s rally...

Kopp: State May Look Into Divesting From Fossil Fuels

On a day that brought another intense rain storm, with her audience’s cell phones buzzing with emergency warnings about damaging flooding in the region,...

Report: Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Thriving

By Kristin Danley-GreinerThe Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population is thriving and not being overfished, a report released last week found. According to the summer...
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Frank DeFilippo: Our Love-Hate Relationship With Socialism

President Trump, testing 2020 campaign themes, likes to taunt Democrats as the “Socialist party” and hopes to make it stick.Newt Gingrich, the nutty professor,...

Report: Md. Needs $27.4B to Fight Rising Seas

Maryland will need $27.4 billion to fortify coastal communities from sea level rise in the next 20 years.That’s the startling assessment of a study...

Regional Commission May Push EPA on Pa. Power Plant Emissions

Acting at Maryland’s behest, a regional air pollution agency is taking initial steps to recommend that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency require greater emissions...