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Senators Cast Doubts on Hogan Administration Climate Plan

Senators clashed with Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles Thursday over the Hogan administration's blueprint to fight climate change.During a hearing in the Senate Education,...

Va. Also Eyeing Suit Against Pa. to Protect Chesapeake Bay

By Sarah VogelsongVirginia Gov. Ralph S. Northam (D) is weighing legal action against Pennsylvania over its Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan, which falls short of...

Hogan Touts Crime-Fighting and Education Spending as Budget Priorities

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. plans to release a so-called “Accountability Budget” on Wednesday morning. In previewing his budget plan on Tuesday, Hogan promised...

Lawmakers Eye Carbon Tax to Pay Part of Kirwan Tab

A carbon tax bill will be back in the General Assembly for the third year in a row, House and Senate sponsors said Tuesday,...

Hogan Eyes Suit Against Pa., EPA to Protect Chesapeake Bay

By Elizabeth HardisonSaying that Pennsylvania has repeatedly failed to uphold its commitments to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr....

10 Issues for the 2020 General Assembly Session

When the 441st session of the Maryland General Assembly gavels in on Wednesday, lawmakers will begin a 90-day marathon of lawmaking.Thousands of bills will...

Sea Levels Are Rising, and So Are Risks to Port of Baltimore

By JAZMIN CONNER and ELLIOTT DAVIS Capital News Service/Howard Center for Investigative JournalismOfficials at the Port of Baltimore, one of Maryland’s biggest economic assets, have...

UMD Flights Improve Air Quality, Greenhouse Gas Record

By Greta EasthomAs soon as the Cessna twin-piston airplane touches down on the tarmac at Easton Airport, a graduate student runs out with an...

Dirty Air and the Human Brain: Does Pollution Poison the Mind?

By Hillel AronAir pollution is known to be a serious health risk – a cause of asthma, heart disease, stroke, lung cancer and a...

‘Real Rush’ of Trump Rules Expected Ahead of 2020 Election

The Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from auto emissions to...