For 36 years, students in Carroll County Public Schools have taken turns living at Hashawha for a week, learning lessons of environmental science and taking part in a middle school program that its director describes as "a cultural tradition" in Carroll.
Robert Prettyman walked along the uneven, murky ground surrounding Anne Arundel Community College's Resource Management Building and pointed to soil erosion, storm runoff and other ways that the area has lost its battle against the elements.
A consortium of Northeastern states including Maryland has agreed to reset a power plant emissions cap to current levels and to tighten it annually starting in 2015, an action officials said would increase investment in energy efficiency and slightly raise electricity prices, besides cutting pollution.
A confident Gov. Martin O'Malley kicked off Tuesday his latest effort to promote offshore wind energy in Maryland, declaring before a supportive crowd that enough senators had signed onto his bill to get it through the chamber that's thwarted him two years in a row.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama began his second term Monday by calling for an end to the rigid ideologies of modern politics but laying out a broad policy agenda more likely to stoke partisan confrontation than avoid it.
Declaring that Maryland's coastal areas are increasingly at risk from rising sea level, Gov. Martin O'Malley ordered state agencies to weigh the growing risks of flooding in deciding where and how to construct state buildings. Among other things, he called for avoiding low-lying areas for new or reconstructed buildings and elevating them to avert flooding.
The science and policy discussion about climate change and how it will affect Baltimore and Maryland will be the focus of the first of four "Green Baltimore" forums to be held in January at Notre Dame of Maryland University.
With catch limits on Atlantic menhaden being tightened to end overfishing, a new study by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is delving into how many of the little oily fish need to be left in the water to maintain the health of other fish in the Chesapeake Bay and along the East Coast.
A pioneering regional compact to fight climate change stands at a crossroads, as officials from Maryland and eight other Northeast states meet Tuesday in New York to weigh new limits on their power plants' carbon dioxide emissions.
Gov. Martin O'Malley wrote President Obama supporting renewed efforts nationally to deal with climate change and urging the president to look to Maryland as a model for how government can fight climate change.