Deforestation, fracking bills draw protesters before hearing

By Jack Chavez Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – Support for forest protection and opposition to hydraulic fracturing sparked two different rallies Wednesday, just before the House Environment and Transportation Committee heard testimony on three related bills. Two of the…

Population Growth Makes Stormwater Runoff a Challenge for Chesapeake Bay

Most Chesapeake Bay health indicators improved or stayed the same in 2012, but urban and suburban stormwater runoff got worse, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation told the House Environmental Matters Committee Wednesday.

Ethics Panel to Present Currie Recommendations Before Senate

The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics released a unanimous recommendation to censure Sen. Ulysses Currie and remove him from all positions of senate and Democratic leadership, aside from his standing committee assignment.