Maryland Blog Posts

Working on Waste in Baltimore County

February 26, 2021

Since November, Baltimore County has been convening a Solid Waste Work Group has been meeting to review how trash is managed in the county and make recommendations for improvements.

Great news for agriculture and solar power in Montgomery County!

February 26, 2021

Great news! On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council finally passed ZTA 20-01, the long-debated zoning amendment to open the Agricultural Reserve to non-accessory solar.

Moving past single-use plastics in Howard County

February 16, 2021

Tonight, the Howard County Council is holding a hearing on Council Bill 13-2021, to eliminate a range of single-use plastic food products.

Toxic for People & Planet projected on BRESCO by the Backbone Campaign

Support HB0332: Burning Trash is Not Clean Energy!

February 4, 2021

Today, the House Economic Matters Committee is holding a hearing on HB0332, legislation to reform Maryland's Renewable Portfolio Standard - a program intended when it was created in 2004 to pro

SB0412/HB0084: Right to Repair, and why this matters for the environment

February 1, 2021

Today, the Senate Finance Committee is holding a hearing on SB0412; last week, the House Economic Matters Committee held a hearing on its parallel bill, HB0084.

Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve at sunrise

62 Organizations Sign On to Protect MoCo's Ag Reserve

January 25, 2021

62 environmental, land preservation, food security, and agricultural groups - alongside 137 individuals - have signed on to this letter demanding that the Montgomery County Council amend ZTA 20