Activists in Maryland gathered at the State House Friday to rally in support of environmental legislation that would amend the state’s constitution to declare a healthy and sustainable environment as a fundamental right for all citizens.
WASHINGTON — A bill aimed at achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the United States by no later than 2050 has been introduced by Maryland Democratic Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen. The United States produced 16% of the…
WASHINGTON – Maryland state officials and the Environmental Protection Agency have worked to restore the Chesapeake Bay and combat climate change over the past eight years, but uncertainty surrounds the future of these policies as a new administration enters the…
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Kensington, has reintroduced legislation designed to curb pollution by reducing carbon emissions while providing grants to Americans to offset higher energy costs.
A large percentage of Maryland’s air pollution could be reduced after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the EPA has the authority to regulate emissions that cross state borders.
Environmentalists will seek to free up state funds for renewable energy resources by excluding “black liquor” from the list of renewable energy sources eligible for state subsidies, after an effort to do so failed this year.