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Environment secretary vows that state is on track to meet its aggressive climate goals.

Inexpensive toys can have lead in paint, metal or plastic. Vintage toys or imported toys are more likely to contain the substance.

If the data centers come to Frederick County, there could be tremendous consequences for the climate — and for millions of utility customers throughout the region.

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued an advisory about eating certain types of fish from local waterways over concerns about “forever chemicals.”

Extreme weather conditions, rising sea levels and other climate change effects can allow diseases to creep in and become the next major threat.

Water tests show nearly 3,000 private wells located near 63 active and former U.S. military bases are contaminated with “forever chemicals” at levels higher…

Cardin has been going regularly to U.N. climate conferences since 2016 in Paris, when scores of governments agreed to international emissions reduction goals.

Mayor’s trip to the Netherlands, where some cities sit below sea level, was eye-opening and confirmed that what Annapolis plans to do in the future will work, he said.

The forthcoming legislative debate comes at a time when consumer advocates are pressuring state officials to crack down on unsavory practices by electric retailers.

Republicans on a U.S. House panel argued Wednesday against aggressive moves to meet carbon reduction goals, saying U.S. fossil fuel companies are working to…