Energy & Environment

Josh Kurtz: What Does ‘The China Syndrome’ Have to Do With Calvert County and...

“The China Syndrome” was on Turner Classic Movies the other night – taut and suspenseful as ever. The story, about a near meltdown at a...

Van Hollen Backs Clean Energy Legislation in Annapolis

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has put his weight behind clean energy legislation currently bottled up in the House of Delegates.In a letter...

Opinion: Hogan Has a Chance to Grow Green Jobs

What do Fort Detrick, Fort Meade and Joint Base Andrews all have in common? All — along with Naval Support Facility Indian Head —...

Hogan Wants Congressional Leaders to Resist Funding Rollbacks for Bay Cleanup

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) is urging congressional leaders “to oppose devastating cuts” to the federal government’s Chesapeake Bay Program, as proposed by...

Two Major Energy Bills Hang in the Balance

A clean energy bill that’s a top priority for Maryland environmental groups sailed out of the state Senate Wednesday but faces uncertain waters in...

Opinion: As Conference Opens in Baltimore, an Appeal to Confront Climate Change Impact on...

In 1990, the Chesapeake Bay was in the midst of a visible pollution crisis. Fish were dying from toxins in the Potomac River. Baltimore’s...
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Opinion: As Conference Opens in Baltimore, A Plea to Confront Impact of Climate Change...

In 1990, the Chesapeake Bay was in the midst of a visible pollution crisis. Fish were dying from toxins in the Potomac River. Baltimore’s...
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UPDATED Roundup: Bill Targeting Franchot Moves Forward, House Eyes Statute on Child Sex Crimes

The Senate moved forward Friday on House Bill 1052, which would remove regulatory powers over alcohol and tobacco from the comptroller’s office.Widely viewed as political...

Critics of Stealthy But Heavily Lobbied Energy Bill Say It’s Bad for Consumers

On Feb. 26, in an extraordinary display of unity, all five members of Maryland’s Public Service Commission traveled to Annapolis to testify in the...

Only in Annapolis: Could a DWI Conviction Be Good for the Environment?

The fight over clean energy legislation in the Maryland General Assembly took a bizarre twist Wednesday night when a vote in the House Economic...