Energy & Environment

Roadway Floods in Maryland Caused More Than $15M in Economic Losses Last Year. These...

A new report puts a dollar value on what it means to get stuck on flooded roads in Maryland.In the first eight months of...

Leaders Say Md. Local Parks Need More Staff and Funding

In the wake of a visitor surge so great that Maryland state parks turned people away 292 times last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic,...

County Executives: ‘Healthy Competition’ Can Drive Local Policies on Climate Change

Less than a month after remnants of Hurricane Ida tore through Annapolis and inundated parts of Maryland with floods, county executives from some of...

Peta Richkus: Parks Commission a Good Step, But Baltimore County Should Have More Representation

A former state official applauds the creation of a parks commission, but argues that Baltimore County should be represented.

Farm Bureaus Back Proposal for $737M Chesapeake Watershed Cleanup Initiative

Three weeks after the agricultural leaders of the six Chesapeake Bay watershed states urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to create a regional conservation...

Opinion: Trappe Mega-Development: Next Front in the Battle Against Climate Change

A political consultant warns that proposed development in the town of Trappe could harm the Bay, the climate and the economy.

County Execs to Talk Climate Action in Online Program Next Week

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball (D), Montgomery County Executive Marc B. Elrich (D), Baltimore County Executive John A. Olszewski Jr. (D) and Anne Arundel...

Opinion: The Climate Crisis Is Happening Now

Frequent flash flooding far beyond a typical summer storm is how climate change will continue to show up in our communities.
Clean Energy

Opinion: Is Retail Energy ‘Choice’ an Aladdin’s Tale?

The founder of the Energy Supplier Reform Coalition says the upcoming legislative push to expand retail energy choice in Maryland could be bad for consumers.

Floating Wetlands Planned for Inner Harbor to Revive Urban Ecosystems, Clean Water

The National Aquarium is trying to recreate the rich tidal marshes of yore by building an oasis of floating wetlands.