Letting a balloon float away in Maryland would draw in a fine of $250, under a bill sponsored by Sen. Clarence Lam, D-Howard and Baltimore counties, legislation that is similar to a Queen Anne’s County law.
Scores of environmentalists gathered Thursday night in Annapolis to protest a “Potomac Pipeline,” citing inaction on the part of the state in properly vetting the environmental impact of a project that would transport fracked natural gas under the Potomac River.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The state of Maryland has decided to reduce the large-scale oyster restoration project goal in the Little Choptank River after boaters ran aground at another sanctuary and some of the man-made reefs there had to be rebuilt.…
There’s a push underway to get the state to move quickly to adopt regulations to slow down the impact of climate change and supporters are hoping a new map showing the impact of severe weather on Maryland will help the battle.
The Department of Natural Resources and the Albert Powell Fish Hatchery team up to stock nearly 300 locations with trout across the state of Maryland.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to extend Clean Water Act protection to smaller bodies of water across the country, including waterways that feed into the Chesapeake Bay.
It will likely be months before Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley decides the fate of fracking in the Free State, but opponents of the natural-gas extraction process aim to keep the issue in the spotlight.
Although Maryland is making strides in reducing its carbon footprint, air pollution from power plants is still creating environmental and health concerns, according to a recent report from Environment Maryland. And some states bordering the Chesapeake Bay have power plants that rank among the dirtiest, according to the advocacy group.