Energy & Environment

Comeback Kids: Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs

The blue crab population in the Chesapeake Bay jumped considerably in the past year, according to a survey released Monday.The 2019 Blue Crab Winter...

DeMarcos to Ride Again for Clean Energy

Environmental groups and renewable energy companies did their usual thing last week, holding a conference call to pressure Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R)...

House Votes Symbolically to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Accord

The U.S. House on Thursday approved legislation that would force the administration to remain in the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s plans to...

Maryland LCV Chief Moving to D.C. Gig

Karla Raettig, the executive director of Maryland League of Conservation Voters, is moving on after eight years.Raettig will become the executive director of National...

Exclusive: Poll Shows a State Divided

Maryland voters have widely divergent opinions on the direction of the jurisdiction where they live – and those opinions are based to a large...

State Surpasses 100,000 Acres in Land Conserved Through Rural Legacy Program

The Board of Public Works approved new conservation easements in five counties Wednesday totaling 795 acres – meaning the total number of acres conserved...

Eastern Shore Activists Want Answers on State Air Monitoring of Industrial Animal Houses

Now that the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has announced a study of ambient air quality near concentrated animal feeding operations on the...

Maryland Officials Join Opposition to Offshore Seismic Tests

By JAY CANNONMaryland officials have joined a host of congressmen in opposing the Trump administration’s plan to start underwater seismic testing along the Atlantic...

Here Are Eight Bills That Hogan Could Veto

Now that the General Assembly’s annual 90-day session is over, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s legislative shop kicks into overdrive — deciding which of...

Md. Officials Blast Trump on Executive Orders, Reports of Agency Elimination

Maryland officials sounded the alarm Thursday about two executive orders that President Trump signed Wednesday and about published reports that the president may be...