Energy & Environment

Md. LCV Turns to Familiar Name for Leadership

The Maryland League of Conservation Voters and Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund will announce Thursday that Kim L. Coble will become the...

Md. Officials Vow to Fight Trump Order Blocking States from Setting Tougher Climate Rules...

President Trump declared Wednesday that he’s revoking California’s ability to set tougher greenhouse gas standards for automobiles, a move his critics say will harm...

Montgomery Officials Struggle With Ambitious Climate Goals

In November 2017, the Montgomery County Council declared a “Climate Change Emergency” and resolved to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the county. This...

Half of Md. Energy Jobs Are in Efficiency Sector: Report

The number of energy efficiency jobs in Maryland tops 70,000 – and represents more than half of the overall energy sector workforce in the...

Opinion: Introducing the Maryland Green New Deal

Over the last decade, Maryland’s political establishment repeatedly expanded corporate gambling in our state, promising the tax proceeds would swell funding for public education....

Most Maryland DNC Members Opposed Climate Debate Resolution

All but one of Maryland’s Democratic National Committee members voted against a proposal to sanction a standalone climate debate pushed by progressives, a recently...

Opinion: Putting Maryland’s Solar Growth Into Context

Climate change poses an existential threat to our Bay, so I was shocked to read the Chesapeake Bay Foundation calling to slam the brakes...

Montgomery County Vows to Slash Greenhouse Gases – But How?

In November 2017, Montgomery County, Maryland’s largest jurisdiction, boldly announced that it would take the lead in fighting climate change by reducing greenhouse gases...

Opinion: Maryland’s Bay Clean Up Plan Lags Behind

The Chesapeake Bay states recently released their final Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs), which are federally required to demonstrate how each state will meet its...

Report: Washington Gas Had Funds, Direction to Fix What Led to Deadly Md. Fire

Washington Gas had both the funds and the direction to fix what caused a deadly apartment fire that killed seven people, according to a...