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Utilities are on track to spend tens of billions of dollars replacing their entire local distribution systems and expanding pipeline capacity.

Deficiencies in the agriculture and stormwater sectors could derail the progress of even those states that have made major strides in stemming pollution.

Under the past three presidential administrations, the working definitions of waters of the United States have shifted.

Monday will mark the first time since March 2020 that the court will allow the public to attend oral arguments. Masks will be optional. 

Racial Justice

An Environmental Human Rights Amendment would give the state and local governments a constitutional obligation to protect Maryland’s air, water, lands, wildlife and ecosystem.

‘Wasting Our Waterways’ takes statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and puts the health of Maryland’s waterways in the context of broader national environmental trends.

Ongoing Chesapeake Bay clean water efforts expose disparities in the application of environmental laws.

As the threat of climate change becomes more dire and as technological advances make alternative energy ever cheaper options, the push to decarbonize the electric grid is growing.

Some environmental groups are eyeing the 2023 farm bill as a potential boon for fighting climate change.

The Back River water treatment plant plays a major role in protecting the Chesapeake Bay and other waterways.