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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Baltimore Named Smoggiest Metro Area On East Coast, Other Maryland Metro Areas Close Behind

The Baltimore metro area ranks as the smoggiest metropolitan area on the East Coast in a report released today by Environment Maryland. Three other Maryland metropolitan areas, specifically the Washington, D.C., Hagerstown, MD and Wilmington-Newark, DE-MD metro areas, were not far behind in the report’s rankings, with the Washington, D.C. area ranking as the second smoggiest on the East Coast.

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News Release | Environment Maryland

Pres. Obama Takes Historic Step to Get America Off Oil & Tackle Global Warming Through Cleaner Cars

President Obama today will announce the outline of proposed clean car standards that by 2030 will cut annual gasoline use by as much as 23 billion gallons, reduce annual emissions of global warming pollution by as much as 280 million metric tons, and save Americans over $80 billion at the gas pump annually.

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News Release | Environment Maryland

General Assembly Drops the Ball on the Environment

When presented with opportunities to develop clean energy, reduce pollution into the Chesapeake Bay, and promote smart growth, the Maryland General Assembly largely failed to make progress this year.

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News Release | Environment Maryland

Despite Local Reductions, Pollution Still Threatens Children’s Health

States that contribute to air pollution in Maryland rank among the most polluting in the nation, according to a new Environment Maryland report, Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health.

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News Release | Environment Maryland

Assateague Island National Seashore Under Threat from Underfunding

A new report, The Best of America Under Threat from Underfunding released today by Environment Maryland showed that visitorship to Assateague Island National Seashore is on the rise. But even as Assateague Island National Seashore draws more and more visitors, it could face budget cuts in the coming year- leaving it with fewer resources for maintenance, upkeep and stewardship.

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