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News Release | Environment Maryland

Agribusiness Lobby Fights Against Clean Water: Millions Spent on Campaign Contributions and Lobbying to Oppose Pollution Reduction

Big agribusiness interests are among the largest roadblocks to clean water in the United States, according to a new report by Environment Maryland: Growing Influence: the Political Power of Agribusiness and the Fouling of America’s Waterways.

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Sen. Cardin, Advocates: Maryland Can Lead the Charge in Curbing Urban Fertilizer Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin joined Environment Maryland and other Maryland advocates and business representatives today to call for action to reduce urban fertilizer pollution. Environment Maryland also released their new report on the topic, Urban Fertilizers & the Chesapeake Bay: An Opportunity for Major Pollution Reduction.

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National Research Council Faults States for Water Protection Failures

Today the National Research Council of the National Academies issued a new report covering states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed: “Achieving Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Goals in the Chesapeake Bay: An Evaluation of Program Strategies and Implementation.” 

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Following Snowmageddon and Other Giant Storms, New Report Links Global Warming to Projected Increase in Extreme Weather

On the heels of a summer that saw many parts of the country hit by record heat, severe storms and damaging floods, a new Environment Maryland report documents how global warming could lead to extreme weather events becoming even more common in the future. 

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New Analysis: Marylanders Would Save $1.9 Billion, Cut Oil Use By 841 Million Gallons Per Year With New Clean Car Standards

New fuel efficiency and global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks would save Maryland residents $1.9 billion at the gas pump and cut oil use in the state by 841 million gallons per year in 2030, according to a new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Natural Resources Defense Council, and released in Maryland today by Environment Maryland.

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