Environmental Activist’s Unconventional Means Often Get Results

CENTREVILLE – Sveinn Storm’s late father taught him when he was a boy to fight for what he believes in

Hopes of Big Payday Arrive With Volvo Race Boats

BALTIMORE – As the crew of ABN AMRO ONE docked in the Inner Harbor Monday after winning Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race, they were greeted by the sweet welcoming sounds of the race’s first American landfall this year: a cannon blast from the U

Grasmick Says Assembly Action on Baltimore Schools Threatens Federal Funds

ANNAPOLIS – Calling it “the most important issue facing the state of Maryland today,” Gov

Mostly-Intact Healthy Air Act Breezes Through General Assembly

ANNAPOLIS – The Healthy Air Act breezed through the General Assembly Friday, leaving Governor Robert L

Senate Blocks Sale of Morning-After Pill Without Prescription

ANNAPOLIS – After an hour of emotional debate, the Maryland Senate narrowly blocked a measure Tuesday that would have allowed pharmacists to dispense emergency contraception, commonly known as the “morning-after pill,” to women without prescriptions

Blackwater Bill Defeated in Senate

ANNAPOLIS – An effort to limit the environmental impact of a 1,080-acre development slated to be built near the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge south of Cambridge was defeated in the Maryland Senate Friday as legislators made it clear they had no desire to get involved in local land use controversies

Ehrlich Pronounces Rockfish Tasty as Ever, Safe to Eat


– Governor Robert L

Maryland Fails to Meet Bay Cleanup Goals

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland will fail to meet Chesapeake Bay restoration goals set in a multi-state agreement with the federal government by the 2010 deadline, according to leading environmental groups, experts and government agencies

Full-Strength Healthy Air Act Moves Forward in Senate

ANNAPOLIS – After a contentious three hour debate that had lobbyists phoning legislators at their desks on the floor, the Maryland Senate on Thursday blocked efforts to weaken a major piece of environmental legislation aimed at cleaning up coal-fired power plants

House Passes Paper Trail Voting Measure

ANNAPOLIS – Ignoring warnings that what it proposes is “a near impossibility,” the House of Delegates voted unanimously Thursday to abandon the state’s current touch-screen voting machines in favor of ones that produce a verifiable paper trail in time for the fall elections