Maryland Blog Posts

Fighting crude oil terminals in Baltimore

February 16, 2018

On Wednesday, February 21, the Baltimore City Council's Land Use and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on the Crude Oil Terminal Prohibition: Baltimore's best chance for preventing a dea

The fight for a foam-free Baltimore

February 16, 2018

This week, a bill to ban styrofoam food packages was approved by Baltimore City's Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.  Thanks to incredible organizing by the student-led group

A stream in Howard County during a rain storm.

Protect our Forests and Fix the FCA

February 14, 2018

The Maryland Forest Conservation Act was designed to protect Maryland's forests; it implemented replanting requirements and minimum forested thresholds, and required more county oversight to protec

Speaking out on sewage

January 26, 2018

Baltimore's sewage system is in trouble.  Sanitary sewage outfalls allow untreated sewage to spill into our streams during rainstorms.  Overflowing pipes spill water into our streets, and even our

Transportation, air quality, BaltimoreLink, and the Red Line

January 22, 2018

Public transportation systems are a key air quality and climate change issue.  About a third of Maryland's total greenhouse gas emissions come from the transportation sector.  Public transportation

Resolve to Help Us Win in 2018

January 2, 2018

As the new year begins, we are gearing up for another legislative session in Maryland. Here are our priorities for this year.