The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reversed course on a decision to rescind years’ worth of future funding for a nonprofit publication that’s covered the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort for nearly three decades.
A share of Maryland’s stormwater pollution problem comes from unchecked, sky-high amounts of toxic yuck washed away from Baltimore’s industrial junkyards, landfills and businesses, according to some new investigative research from two nonprofit groups.
A dedicated group of Baltimore’s faith leaders, communities and environmentalists have been working hard to put the kibosh on highly flammable “oil bomb trains” entering Baltimore City. The Baltimore City Council will soon consider a creative local zoning law designed to seriously limit dangerous oil trains’ terminal expansion. Here’s why you should care and also some simple actions you can take to make your voice heard.
Tomorrow afternoon, Gov. Larry Hogan will sit down with other Chesapeake Bay region governors and environmental officials to discuss how to protect the bay moving forward. Right outside, Maryland leaders and environmentalists are planning to rally to demand that Hogan push back against the president’s agenda that could harm the endangered estuary.
Birdland will be getting a bit greener this Saturday.
‘The Food Desert is Real’: Legislators, Community Advocates Discuss Food Access, Environmental Health in Annapolis
For Rodette Jones and her neighbors in Curtis Bay, a simple trip to the grocery store isn’t so simple. For anyone without a car, the errand can require hopping on two buses to the nearest supermarket two miles away, shopping and then hauling the groceries back home on the bus.
State Sen. Bobby Zirkin today kicked off a widely anticipated legislative battle in the Maryland General Assembly over the issue of fracking.
When word spreads about a fish kill, it’s easy to assume pollution is to blame. In the case of a recent incident in Baltimore County, however, the toxins came from a much smaller living thing.
It’s pretty cool when two groups that both focus on making our planet better come together for fun and education.
The public will have a chance to weigh in on exactly what construction of a high-speed Maglev train line between D.C. and Baltimore might entail at a series of meetings scattered throughout the area next week.