News Release | Environment Maryland

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.

News Release | Environment Maryland

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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Environment Ekes Out Some Wins

Brad Heavner's, State Director of Environment Maryland, statement about the Maryland’s 2010 General Assembly session.

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House Passes Legislation to Boost Smart Growth in Maryland

The Maryland House of Delegates today passed legislation designed to make transportation spending line up with the state's official smart growth goals.

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Broad Coalition Calls for More Development Near Transit: New Report Shows Pollution Reduction Potential from Transit-Friendly Neighborhoods

Promoting development near transit stations would reduce pollution and preserve forests and farmland, according to a new report released today by Environment Maryland, Building Maryland’s Future: The Potential of Transit-Friendly Neighborhoods to Protect Open Space and Reduce Global Warming Pollution.