Maryland News

Climate change brings a perfect storm of raw sewage and rainfall in cities that can least afford it

December 1, 2021

USA TODAY spent a year investigating how climate change is exacerbating overflows, parsing through national rainfall data and reports of spilled sewage in dozens of states and cities.

Maryland's Renewable Portfolio Standard energy sources, dirty and clean.

Broad Coalition of Environmental & Social Justice Groups Unite to Clean Up Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard

October 27, 2021

Today, 13 environmental and social justice groups announced the creation of the Reclaim Renewable Energy Coalition (Reclaim RE

Baltimore City Rolls Out Direct Assistance Program for Sewage Cleanups

March 23, 2021

New Mayor Hears Residents’ and Advocates’ Call for Improved Sewage Backup Support

Photo credit: Dalis Davidson of Dancing Leaf Farm

Montgomery County Council Votes to Advance Solar in the Agricultural Reserve With Care

January 28, 2021

On Thursday January 26th the Council discussed and voted on amendments to ZTA 20-01 –a provision to allow siting up to three square miles (1800 acres) of industrial solar arrays in the c

Food Waste out of the Trash

January 1, 2021

Legislation passed in 2021 to require large food waste generators to divert their waste away from landfill or trash incinerator if an organic recycling facility is nearby that can take their waste.