Maryland Blog Posts

Septic tank lid. photo: (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Your septic system inspector can say what?

February 13, 2020

Did you know that septic systems inspectors in Maryland don't have to be licensed?

Making low-impact landscaping more possible in Maryland

February 12, 2020

Yesterday, we testified in favor of House Bill 279, which would reduce the barriers that prevent people who want to reduce polluted stormwater runoff from installing green infrastructure on their o

Burning Trash is Not Recycling!

February 11, 2020

Did you know that Maryland lets counties get recycling credits for burning their trash and using the ash?

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

UPDATE: The public comment period closed on February 12, 2020.

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: