Energy & Environment

Md. LCV Scorecard Faults Lawmakers on Failure of Bills Addressing Climate Change, Transportation

Climate change and transportation were the two largest areas of failure for the 2020 General Assembly session, according to the latest annual report card...

Some Maryland Parks Get Busy — So Try These Instead

In 2020, the number of visitors to Maryland state parks is unprecedented. According to the Department of Natural Resources, more than 17.1 million people visited...

Baltimore City Council Votes to Control Harmful Pesticides

The Baltimore City Council voted Monday night to heavily curtail the use of three controversial pesticides -- a measure that will go into effect...

John King: Crises Can Be Catalysts for Change

The cabin where my great-grandfather Charles King and his family lived as enslaved people still stands today in Gaithersburg. Less than 25 miles from...

New Group Forms to Promote Progressive Agenda in Annapolis

A former member of President Obama's cabinet is launching an organization to promote bold solutions in Annapolis to problems brought on by the COVID-19...

Opinion: Community Solar on Farmland Is an Issue of Climate Justice

The following is an open letter to the Montgomery County Council:Changes in zoning are a part of government that generally get very little attention...

Here’s a Look at New State Laws Taking Effect on Oct. 1

By Philip Van SlootenAn update to Maryland’s hate crimes law, named for slain Army 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III, is one of several anti-discrimination...

Howard Lee Gorrell: What Do Biden’s Fracking Views Mean for Maryland?

Leaving from his vacation house in the Nation’s Summer Capital of Rehoboth Beach, Del., a month ago, former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic...

Following Criticism, Md. Environmental Justice Commission Just Met for the First Time in 8...

Maryland’s environmental justice commission met for the first time in eight months this week ― and advocates are questioning its effectivenessThe meeting followed criticism...
Environmental Justice

Del. Sara Love: Why Does Environmental Justice Matter?

The more things change, the more they stay the same.In the 1960s the construction of Interstate 495 cut through the heart of many communities...