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Keep Antibiotics Effective!

The hearings for the Keep Antibiotics Effective Act are this week! Please email and/or call your state senator and delegates to tell them that you want to safeguard antibiotics for the years to come: Keep Antibiotics Effective and Support SB422/HB602!

Maryland Is First State to Ban Consumer Use of Bee Killing Neonicotinoid Pesticides

Annapolis, MD – On Thursday, Maryland became the first state in the country to restrict consumer use of neonicotinoid pesticides, with the General Assembly passing the Pollinator Protection Act (SB 198 / HB 211) by large bipartisan margins. The Act has been a multi-year priority for the Smart on Pesticides coalition, an organization cofounded by the Maryland Pesticide Education Network and Clean Water Action.

From We All Live Downstream

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Let our Attorney General defend the Bay

February 14, 2017

Last week, I testified at hearings in Annapolis to support Senate Join

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Keep Antibiotics Effective!

February 7, 2017

The antibiotics that we rely on are becoming ineffective.

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Working for a Septic System Solution

February 3, 2017

On Tuesday, January 31st, we had our first bill hearing for SB 266 - reinstating the requirement for Best Available Technology for all new septic systems in Maryland.