Maryland Blog Posts

Bicycle on mixed use trail

Statement on Proposed Highway Expansion

September 24, 2017

We are disappointed with Governor Hogan’s announcement that he is pursuing a 20th century transportation solution to solve the region's 21st century traffic woes.

A new development peeks from behind farm fields

A New Plan for Anne Arundel County in the Works

September 15, 2017

Anne Arundel County has started the process to update the General Development Plan. The General Development Plan (aka Plan 2040) is the vision for what Anne Arundel County should become.

Say NO to dirty water amendment for Chesapeake Bay

September 7, 2017

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, a long time opponent of efforts to clean up Chesapeake Bay, has crafted an amendment to a federal appropriations bill that prohibits the EPA from using funds to enforce EPA’s Chesapeake Bay clean up.

Baltimore's Lead Testing Survey

August 31, 2017

Clean Water Action is conducting a study of 200 homes in Baltimore City and County to test for lead contamination in drinking water.

Image of Chalk Point Coal Plant from MD Sierra Club

Coal Free Maryland Waters

August 22, 2017

We have a problem with coal-fired power plants dumping toxic pollutants such as lead, mercury, arsenic, and selenium into our waterways.

Train Tunnels through West Baltimore

August 18, 2017

On Wednesday, the Baltimore City Council held an investigational hearing on the proposed B&P Tunnel expansion through West Baltimore.  For the past few years, the Federal Railway Administration