On the Wicomico River, the Last Stand for Maryland’s Nutria

Maryland’s unique nutria eradication project has been killing the invasive critters for over a decade, and now they’re down to the last remaining colony.

Public Hopes to Influence Cove Point Verdict

On deadline day for public comments, an environmental group will deliver 35,000 comments about the proposed liquefied natural gas facility to the Maryland Public Service Commmission.

An Hour Without Power, For Earth’s Sake

Md. businesses plan to turn off power for annual Earth Hour event

More Protection for Md. Waters Under Proposed EPA Rule

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.

Wild College Mascots in Danger

A new report from the National Wildlife Federation says that climate change is threatening many species of America’s most beloved college mascots.

States’ Support of Chesapeake Lawsuit Draws Thousands of Petition Signatures

A Chesapeake Bay Foundation petition has attracted more than 25,000 signers supporting the Environmental Protection Agency against a lawsuit supported by 21 states.

Maryland’s Cardin Calls for Water Regulation in Wake of West Virginia Chemical Spill

Sen. Ben Cardin said the federal government should ensure all Americans have access to safe drinking water at a hearing Tuesday about the West Virginia chemical spill.

Obama Promotes 2014 Agenda in Speech at Lanham Costco

President Barack Obama called for a higher federal minimum wage in a speech in Lanham Wednesday that echoed messages from Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

Supreme Court Case Draws Attention to Nomination Battles

Many nominees for federal posts still await confirmation, including some in Maryland, as presidential appointments return to the spotlight thanks to this week’s Supreme Court debate over President Barack Obama’s recess appointments.

Cardin, Fellow Senators Vow Action on Climate Change

Sen. Ben Cardin and other members of the Climate Action Task Force are planning to “wake up Congress” and make noise about climate change