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In Wake of Fatal Explosion, PSC Pushes for Answers on Stalled Equipment Replacement Program

Four years after a fatal explosion at a Silver Spring apartment complex, the Maryland Public Service Commission is trying to find a way to...

Record Rainfall Degrades Bay’s Waters, But Not as Much as Scientists Thought

The Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, is a little less healthy than it used to be.Record rainfall upset the salinity balance and caused...

U.S. EPA Boss Slams Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit as ‘Frivolous’

U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday accused the top attorneys from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia of pursuing a “frivolous lawsuit”...

Md., Va., D.C. to Sue EPA Over Failure to Enforce Pollution Reduction Goals for...

Four and a half months after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s top Chesapeake Bay official called the goals of the decades-old Chesapeake Bay Program...

Here Are Two Dozen Bills Becoming Law Without Hogan’s Signature

Talk about practicing social distancing.By allowing every bill he didn't veto to become law without his signature, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) ensured that...

Raskin Leads Democratic Effort to Block Immunity for Fossil Fuel Industry

Maryland Rep. Jamie B. Raskin is spearheading an effort by congressional Democrats to block any attempts to offer the U.S. fossil fuel industry immunity...

Poll: Marylanders Favor Government Funding for Clean Energy, Not Fossil Fuels

As they contemplate how government money should be spent, Marylanders are very clear: Any money for the energy sector should go to clean energy...

Del. Brooke Lierman and Sen. Sarah Elfreth: More Accountability Needed on Environmental Enforcement

As our understanding of COVID-19 grows, it has become increasingly clear that air pollution levels correlate with more severe illness and higher mortality among...

Opinion: Pandemic Shines a Spotlight on the Power of Places to Sustain Us

As individuals across the globe grapple with the challenges of social distancing, the critical role places play in our economies, mental well-being, and communal...

Can More Conservation, Less Wildlife Trade Help Prevent the Next Pandemic?

As the United States reels from COVID-19, scientists and environmentalists say beefing up conservation efforts could help protect humanity from future pandemics.Lawmakers and policy...