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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A resolute dedication to democratic ideals coupled with the wisdom to recognize how and when to see the task through to completion: Advocates for all causes would do well to emulate the qualities that made Justice Ginsburg a truly historic figure. We offer our condolences to her children and grandchildren. The country she worked to hard to improve will miss her.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Statement: Baltimore Pesticide Ban Heads to Full City Council Vote

The Baltimore City Council Health Committee voted favorably with amendments on CB 20-0495, a comprehensive regulation of pesticides. The bill restricts the use of chlorpyrifos, neonicotinoids, and glyphosate (the main ingredient in RoundUp) in Baltimore City. 

News Release | Environment Maryland

Statement: Environmental Protection Agency finalizes catastrophic methane rule

The Trump administration finalized New Source Performance Standards Thursday for oil and gas companies. The changes will allow the industry to release methane at sites across the country with little to no accountability. Methane, which is a commonly released gas during the extraction of fossil fuels, is a highly dangerous greenhouse gas that is 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide.

News Release | Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center

Report: Are Maryland Beaches Safe for Swimming?

New report warns about contaminated water as Congress votes on funding to prevent pollution

News Release | Environment America

Statement: U.S. House passes major public lands bill

"With today’s passage of this bill, we’re one step away from putting a lock and key on funding that has always been intended for conservation projects -- yet consistently diverted to other purposes. We’re closer to adopting a new consciousness for today’s world, that our lives are made richer if surrounded by more nature, rather than more extracted resources."

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