Energy & Environment

After Opposition, UMD Will Pause Development of Guilford Woods

The University of Maryland College Park will pause plans to develop Guilford Woods, a 10-acre wooded lot on the south edge of the campus,...

Report: Majority of Poultry Farms in Md. Failed Inspections But Faced Few Penalties

Eighty-four percent of poultry farms in Maryland failed their first state inspection over the last several years, most due to inadequate waste management and...

Wind Energy Company Hires Execs to Reach Out to Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

US Wind, one of two companies poised to bring wind energy development to federal waters off Ocean City, has hired three staffers to lead...
Eastern Shore

Opinion: Eastern Shore Development’s Wastewater Treatment Plan Raises Environmental Concerns

If allowed to proceed, the wastewater treatment plan for Lakeside at Trappe could have statewide implications for how new developments are permitted.

Cardin, Municipal Leaders Underscore Need for Coordinated Climate Change Responses

Maryland municipal leaders emphasized the need for ample federal and state support if their climate change mitigation and resiliency plans are going to be...

Park Commission Sets Focus on Handling More Visitors, Removing Barriers to Access, and Figuring...

Handling more visitors. Removing barriers to park access. Clearing maintenance backlogs. Alleviating low staffing and irregular funding. Coping with climate change.Those are the...

Offshore Wind Industry Leaders Ask Congress to Back Long-term Plans to Ramp Up Production

The Biden administration is making a significant push for new offshore wind development to meet aggressive climate goals, but industry leaders say they also...

UMD Students Rally Against Proposed Townhouse Development in Wooded Area

More than 300 University of Maryland students and residents from nearby neighborhoods gathered on the campus late Friday afternoon to register their full-throated opposition...

Eastern Shore Steel Company to Make Components for Wind Energy Turbines

Maryland's offshore wind economy is developing at an accelerated pace.The latest evidence was an announcement Thursday that Ørsted Offshore North America, one of two...

BGE Will Be the First Utility in Md. to Use Biogas from Anaerobic Digesters

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company gained approval to use biogas — gas derived from organic sources such as food waste and lawn clippings —...