Maryland News

After signing crude oil terminal bill, Pugh to sign polystyrene ban tomorrow

April 3, 2018

They traveled a rocky road to get there, but two measures long sought by environmental and community groups in Baltimore have gotten City Council and mayoral approval:

Mayor Pugh Signs Landmark Ban on Crude Oil Terminals in Baltimore

March 29, 2018

Jennifer Kunze of Clean Water Action was a key advocate for the bill.

Bill prohibiting expansion of oil terminals would make city safer, activists say

March 7, 2018

“I’m concerned about public safety and I’m concerned about the environment,” says Harwood resident Chauna Brocht, who lives just a few hundred feet from the tracks.

Council Approves Bans on Crude Oil Terminals and Styrofoam

March 14, 2018

The Baltimore City Council on Monday approved two bills that environmental activists in the city had been fighting to advance for years.

Bills to Ban Styrofoam and Crude Oil Terminals Pass Baltimore City Council

March 13, 2018

Activists expect the mayor to support the styrofoam ban and wonder whether she will do the same for the ban on crude oil terminals

Baltimore votes to ban crude oil export terminals

March 13, 2018

Train traffic is the purview of the federal government, which has been slow to issue stringent regulations on crude oil trains despite an uptick in traffic sparked by the domestic oil boom of the l