Energy & Environment

Md. Lawmakers Meet With EPA Officials on Chesapeake Bay Funding

Maryland lawmakers met with Environmental Protection Agency officials on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss the status of funding for the Chesapeake Bay.U.S. Sen. Benjamin...

Raskin, AOC to Lead Hearing on Climate Deception

Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin (D) will lead the first congressional hearing ever on Wednesday on the oil industry’s history of climate denial.The House of...

Senate Rejects Cardin Effort to Overturn Trump Power Plant Rule

The U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected Democrats’ attempt to overturn a controversial Trump administration power plant regulation.Democrats forced a Senate floor vote on a...

Md. Environmental Scorecard Finds a Lot to Like

An overwhelming majority of lawmakers in both chambers of the General Assembly racked up perfect scores in the latest annual report card of the...

Here’s a Look at the New State Laws Taking Effect on Tuesday

Hundreds of Maryland laws are going into effect Tuesday, spanning subjects from criminal justice reform to election law to the state’s medical cannabis commission.A...

Frosh, Dems Launch Full-Court Press to Save Endangered Species Act

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) last week joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general and the City of New York in filing a lawsuit challenging...

Senate Panel Rejects Trump Plan to Slash Chesapeake Bay Funding

A Senate panel voted today to boost funding for federal Chesapeake Bay programs next year – a reversal from the Trump administration’s effort to...

Poll: Marylanders Unhappy With State of Democracy, Disapprove of Trump

Marylanders have a more favorable view of socialism than of President Trump’s job performance, according to polling data from Goucher College.About 27 percent of...

Md. Joins National Lawsuit Against Trump Attempt to Rein in States’ Emissions Standards

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D), who earlier this week harshly criticized a new Trump administration regulation designed to preempt California’s greenhouse gas...

Global Climate Strike: A Maryland Primer

On Friday, activists will converge on Washington, D.C., and in other cities around the world to pressure policymakers to combat climate change. The day...