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Md. Environmental Justice Commission Promises to be More Effective Next Session

Following criticism for its lack of action and efficacy, leaders of Maryland’s environmental justice commission have promised that the advisory panel has “reenergized” itself...

Hogan Writes to Biden-Harris Transition Team, Laying Out State Priorities

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) wrote a letter last week to the leaders of President-elect Joe Biden's transition team, laying out some of...

Opinion: Bd. of Public Works Should Reject Controversial Pipeline Proposals

The Del-Mar Pipeline and Chesapeake Utilities Project Pipeline proposals for the Eastern Shore have been getting a great deal of attention lately -- and...

Md. Climate Commission Seeks More Ambitious Plan, But Some Say It’s Still Not Enough

As Maryland seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, some lawmakers and advocates contend that the state will be especially vulnerable to warmer weather, sunny-day...

$2.8 Million Public-Private Partnership to Fund Coastal Resilience Work on the Shore

Maryland is ticketed to receive more than $2.8 million in federal funding and associated grant money to prevent coastal flooding in the town of...

Md. Environmental Advocates Enthused About Biden’s Victory

After the Associated Press called Pennsylvania for Joe Biden on Saturday, environmental advocates in Maryland and across the country exhaled a sigh of relief.In...

Changing of the Guard Coming at Md. Office of People’s Counsel

The Maryland Office of People's Counsel (OPC), a state agency within the attorney general's office that represents consumer interests before the Public Service Commission...

Cleanup of Oil Tar Balls Along Delmarva Coast Almost Complete, Authorities Say

Crews cleaning up several tons of tar balls and other oily debris along the Delmarva coast after a mysterious spill two weeks ago are...

Environmental Justice Advocates Sound Alarm Over Eastern Shore Pipeline

The proposed Eastern Shore Pipeline Project, which would bring fracked natural gas from Delaware into Somerset County, runs primarily through low-income communities of color,...
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Hogan Signs Regional Compact to Promote Offshore Wind — But Md. Projects Move Slowly

The headline news is that the governors of Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia signed a compact on Thursday to collaborate and advance offshore wind...