Maryland Blog Posts

Child's picture of an unhappy person with lead in their drinking water, and a happy person with clean water. Collected at the door by canvasser Kate Brinemann.

Canvassing for Clean Water and the Lead and Copper Rule

January 24, 2020

Hi al! My name is Veronica Weyhrauch and I’m a Field Manager with our Maryland office.

Our Baltimore canvass team collected 126 letters from city residents supporting the plastic bag ban!

Baltimore banned plastic bags!

January 14, 2020

Yesterday morning, we gathered with Baltimore City residents, advocates, Council members, state delegates, and Mayor Young for the final signing of legislation we've been working for over the past


2020 Maryland Legislative Agenda

January 7, 2020

This year, we will be advocating for:

The drain field component of a residential septic system is being put in place. Creative Commons license.

Septic Systems and the Climate Crisis

January 6, 2020

If your home is in a rural area in Maryland, your sinks, toilets, showers, dishwasher, and washing machine probably empt

Basement sewage backups: a public hearing and next steps

December 18, 2019

Last month, we gathered at Baltimore City Hall with City Council members, community association presidents, faith leaders, insurance and health experts, and people from all across the city who have

Photo of protest signs at public hearing. Courtesy of

Replacing a forest with a business park?

December 11, 2019

In Abingdon in Harford County, a developer has proposed to build a new "Abingdon Business Park:" three e-commerce/warehouse facilities, four restaurants, two flex retail spaces, one hotel, one conv