Energy & Environment

Opinion: A Way to Save the Planet and Fund Kirwan

For years, the tobacco industry paid actors to pretend they were doctors on TV, telling Americans that smoking wasn’t bad for their health. By...

Hogan Clean Energy Executive Order Similar to 2019 Bill — But Cuts Out Greens

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) signed an executive order Wednesday designed to promote clean and renewable energy projects in the state.Executive Order 01.01.2019.09, establishes...

Utility Regulators Advance Rate-Setting Plan They Opposed in Legislative Session

Months after opposing legislation in the General Assembly that would have changed the way utility rate increases are calculated, the Maryland Public Service Commission...

Opinion: Stakes Are High for Clean Energy and a Chance to Save the Bay

Despite the sweltering heat, there’s much to celebrate when you step outside in Maryland this summer.Bald eagles, osprey, and blue heron once on the...

Group Urges Lawmakers to Pressure Harris on Offshore Wind

The Lower Shore Progressive Caucus has put together a coalition of elected officials, interest groups and activists from across Maryland’s 1st Congressional District to...

Is a Trash Crisis Looming in Md.?

Maryland could soon have nowhere to put its trash.Two of the state’s incinerators may close in the next several years, following years of pressure...
Rebranding

Questions on Spending Flow From WSSC Rebranding

As the Washington, D.C., region’s water and sewer utility prepares to spend nearly $900,000 to change its name and logo, a Maryland lawmaker is...

Maryland Man Catches Record-Breaking Mahi Mahi

By Abigail ConstantinoA Cambridge man’s catch broke a 34-year-old state fishing record after reeling in a 72.8-pound mahi mahi off the coast of Ocean...

Officials Throw Cold Water on Agency’s Rebranding

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, the water utility in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, plans to spend nearly $900,000 changing its name and logo.The...

AG’s Demand Hill Action on Chemicals That Contaminate Drinking Water

Twenty-two Democratic state attorneys general, including Maryland’s Brian E. Frosh (D), are pressing Congress to pass legislation that would aid states in addressing the...