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Gaithersburg had its day in Congress Friday as City Council Vice President Michael Sesma testified about the ways cities like his can act to protect the environment.
From potential heat waves to increased cases of respiratory illness and outbreaks of infectious disease, Maryland scientists are looking to predict how climate change will affect health to help communities prepare.
Oysters are restoring themselves naturally in the Eastern Shore's Harris Creek, thanks in part to good weather conditions last year. Harris Creek is also the site of the Oyster Recovery Partnership's tributary-wide effort to restore oysters in the Chesapeake Bay.
Members of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network gathered outside the Maryland State House Wednesday to advocate for a proposed moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
Maryland's lawmakers urged Congress Wednesday to pass legislation to create two national parks honoring the legacy of Underground Railroad leader Harriet Ross Tubman.