News Release | Environment Maryland

With Debate Looming, Baltimore Constituents Show Sen. Catherine Pugh Their Support for Offshore Wind Power

As state lawmakers gear up for another debate about offshore wind power in 2012, Maryland Senator Catherine Pugh of Baltimore City heard vocal support for the issue from dozens of her constituents and an array of local Baltimore organizations and businesses at this evening’s town hall forum at Saint Mark’s Church.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Marylanders Would Save Over $4.89 Million on Thanksgiving Travel With Clean Cars

As Maryland families prepare for one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, and just days after the Obama administration proposed new fuel efficiency standards for cars and trucks, a new Environment Maryland report finds that more fuel efficient cars would make significant cuts in oil use and save Marylanders roughly $4.89 million at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Obama Administration Proposes Historic Clean Car Standards

The Obama administration today officially proposed new clean car standards that represent the biggest step the U.S. has ever taken to get off oil and tackle global warming. The standards would require cars and light trucks in model years 2017-2025 to meet a fleet-wide average global warming pollution standard equivalent to 54.5 miles per gallon. 

News Release | Environment Maryland

Environment Maryland Celebrates the Millions Marylanders Could Save by 2030 with a Clean Car Showcase

Today, as the Obama Administration announces a historic new clean car standard, Environment Maryland joined State Senator Jim Rosapepe, Dr. David Kirsch, professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, and Charlie Garlow from the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC to showcase the newest and cleanest cars putting Maryland on the path to an oil-free future.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Obama Administration Announces Support for Two of Maryland’s Treasured Lands

Yesterday efforts to preserve some of Maryland’s treasured lands gained support as the Obama Administration announced its backing of two such places in the state: Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park. 

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