The governors of Pennsylvania, Virginia and Delaware and the mayor of Washington, D.C., joined Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan in asking Congressional leaders to increase the federal budget for Chesapeake Bay cleanup Wednesday.
Maryland has taken several important stepsto protect our state and its residents from the harmful decisions of the Trump administration. Another crucial step we must take: ban chlorpyrifos, a toxic nerve agent pesticide proven to cause brain damage in children and harm the environment.
A year after fighting off a proposal to monitor air pollution levels around industrial-scale chicken houses on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the poultry industry has joined with state environmental regulators to study whether the farms are polluting the air.
Fiat Chrysler and auto supplier Bosch will pay Maryland more than $6 million to settle allegations that they were involved in use of illegal devices to make diesel vehicles to appear to meet emissions requirements when they did not. The payments are part of a larger national settlement.
Pennsylvania environmental official Dana Aunkst will serve as director of the federal Chesapeake Bay Program, based in Annapolis. The Environmental Protection Agency announced his appointment Wednesday. Aunkst replaces Nick DiPasquale, who retired a year ago.
The Trump administration has proposed removing small streams, isolated wetlands and other waterways from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's authority, a move proponents say simplifies a complex Obama-era rule. Environmental advocates say the changes could threaten Chesapeake Bay cleanup.
Hampstead resident Brittany Phillips implored the Town Council at its Nov. 13 meeting to employ environmental tests organized by the Environmental Protection Agency. Mayor Christopher Nevin asked Phillips to meet one-on-one to discuss the matter. She and others in the audience were not satisfied.
The next time you hear someone complaining about unnecessary environmental regulations, point them to North Carolina and the environmental disaster millions of citizens there face. As a result of lax state environmental regulations and new EPA rules favoring polluters, the health of a million Nort
Maryland plans to take the Trump administration to federal appeals court over an Environmental Protection Agency decision rejecting the state's petition to limit coal power plant emissions in upwind states.
On the surface, the proposed EPA 'transparency rule' sounds harmless, even open-minded, doesn’t it? After all, transparency is an important principle of good science. But, the truth is, President Trump and his band of climate changers, has pulled a fast one. Here’s why.
Over the past few weeks, we have received many calls in University of Maryland Extension offices regarding aerial spraying. What’s being sprayed? Why is it being sprayed? Am I at risk? With many misconceptions surrounding modern agriculture, people worry. Here's why you shouldn't.
President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday proposed a new set of rules that would give states greater control over limits on pollution from coal-fired power plants, and likely allow many of those plants to operate longer than they would have under a plan from former President Barack Obama.
Water at more than two dozen schools across the Baltimore region contains elevated levels of lead, revealed during tests mandated by a new state law. But the majority of schools — including all of them in Baltimore, Howard and Carroll counties — have not been tested yet.
A week after Gov. Larry Hogan and Pennsylvania leaders publicly sparred over Chesapeake Bay pollution, they are scheduled to discuss bay cleanup at a meeting Tuesday in Baltimore, along with representatives from other states
Maryland environmental officials are mounting a challenge to a recent Environmental Protection Agency decision in which the federal regulators said they wouldn’t force power plants from Pennsylvania to Indiana to tighten pollution controls.
Enough is enough. The Trump administration, notorious for ignoring truths and making decisions based on lies, needs to be woken to the realization that this planet is a sensitive biosphere, and, once broken, everything living in it will succumb to destruction.
Maryland, along with 16 other states and the District of Columbia, is suing President Donald Trump's administration demanding it leave in place vehicle emissions standards adopted under President Barack Obama.
The decision of White House physician Ronny Jackson to to get out of the kitchen rather than face any more fire, is only the latest head-scratcher coming from this incomprehensible gang of misfits who have descended on a capital already overstocked in them, and in both parties to boot.