News Release | Environment Maryland

Every Maryland County Hit By At Least One Recent Weather Disaster

After a year that saw many parts of the country hit by scorching heat, devastating wildfires, severe storms and record flooding, a new Environment Maryland report, In the Path of the Storm: Global Warming, Extreme Weather, and the Impacts of Weather-Related Disasters in the United States, documents how global warming could lead to certain extreme weather events becoming even more common or more severe in the future.

News Release | Environment Maryland, Marylanders for Offshore Wind

Maryland Doctors & Nurses Demonstrate in Annapolis for Life-Saving Wind Power

In a vivid illustration of the clear connection between energy and public health, more than two dozen doctors and nurses -- wearing scrubs and lab coats and holding pro-wind signs -- today demonstrated in favor of Governor Martin O’Malley’s Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2012 (HB 441/SB 237) in Annapolis. Small business leaders also spoke out as part of a “Healthy Lives, Healthy Economy” event near the steps of the State House.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Nearly 900 Community Leaders, Organizations, and MD Citizens Show Support for Cleaner Cars

Thousands of Americans voiced their support for new clean car standards in a public comment period that closed today.  Close to 900 community leaders and Maryland citizens submitted comments applauding the standards, including dozens of members of the Maryland General Assembly and State Senate showed their support as well.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Environment Maryland responds to the President’s Budget

 

Today President Obama announced his budget proposal for fiscal year 2013. Ewa Krason, Environment Maryland Field Organizer, released the following statement.

 

News Release | Environment Maryland

A Key Step Forward for Offshore Wind in Maryland the Obama Administration Announces

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced a major step toward developing wind energy off the coasts of Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and Virginia this morning. Joined by Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Tommy P. Beaudreau in Baltimore, Secretary Salazar announced that the environmental review of the proposed areas for wind development found no significant impacts, signaling a step closer to wind turbines spinning off our coasts.

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