Energy & Environment

Hogan, Other State Leaders Press Hill Appropriators for More Bay Funding

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) continues to beat the drum for federal Chesapeake Bay funding.Hogan and other members of the Chesapeake Bay Program...

Progressive Groups Press Case for Bottled-Up Clean Energy Bill

More than 20 progressive and community groups hand-delivered a letter to every member of the House of Delegates Monday night, urging them to pressure...

Hogan Gets Mixed Grades in Green Group’s Report Card

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) campaigned for reelection last year touting his administration’s record on Chesapeake Bay cleanup and climate change.That didn’t stop...

Opinion: If the Goal Is Zero, a Renewable Portfolio Standard Is Naive

Energy technologies need to fit together to configure systems that deliver reliable affordable electric power when and where it is needed. In choosing a...

Powerful Chairman Gets Feisty at Hearing on Controversial Utility Legislation

House Economic Matters Chair Dereck E. Davis (D-Prince George’s) on Thursday gave a spirited, almost caustic defense of his legislation to change the way...

Md. Senators Decry Trump Admin’s Lack of Urgency on Drinking Water

The Trump administration has failed to act swiftly enough to protect the public from harmful contaminants present in drinking water throughout the country, U.S....

Opinion: A Plea to the House: Protect Our Trees, Please

In the Maryland General Assembly, legislators are considering amendments to Maryland’s Forest Conservation Act, an act that under current interpretation is failing to protect...

Josh Kurtz: What Does ‘The China Syndrome’ Have to Do With Calvert County and...

“The China Syndrome” was on Turner Classic Movies the other night – taut and suspenseful as ever. The story, about a near meltdown at a...

Van Hollen Backs Clean Energy Legislation in Annapolis

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has put his weight behind clean energy legislation currently bottled up in the House of Delegates.In a letter...

Opinion: Hogan Has a Chance to Grow Green Jobs

What do Fort Detrick, Fort Meade and Joint Base Andrews all have in common? All — along with Naval Support Facility Indian Head —...