Maryland Blog Posts

A dye test is used to track the water coming off a septic system. Important information can be determined by a dye test - like how quickly wastewater is flowing through a system or which system is flowing here.

Septic Legislation in 2019

March 14, 2019

Septic systems are a decentralized way to treat human waste. In most cases, an individual home has its own septic system and drain field.

Rallying for truly renewable energy - not trash incineration

March 11, 2019

On Friday, people from all across Maryland came together in Annapolis for a day of action about HB961/SB548: bipartisan legislation to remove trash incineration from Maryland's Renewable Portfolio

Speaking up to Support SB548: Stop Subsidizing Trash Incineration

March 6, 2019

Yesterday, the Senate Finance Committee held a public hearing on SB548: legislation to take trash incineration out of Maryland's Renewable Portfolio Standard and stop giving it subsidies intended t

Keep Those Antibiotics Effective, Maryland!

February 25, 2019

In 2017, after years of work in coalition and thousands of grassroots comments from Marylanders like you, Maryland became the second state in the nation to pass a law limiting the use of antibiotic

The Monocacy River deserves a better Monocacy Plan

February 22, 2019

For the past two years, Frederick and Carroll Counties have been debating the Monocacy Plan: an advisory document meant to guide both counties on improving the health of their shared Monocacy River

No More Cash for Burning Trash

January 18, 2019

Burning trash is not clean energy. When incinerators burn trash, they emit more greenhouse gasses per unit of energy generated than even coal, the dirtiest of fossil fuels.