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Howard County Economic Development Authority, Agriculture Land Preservation Program accepting Ag Innovation Grants

Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Agriculture Land Preservation Program are now accepting applications for the Howard County Agricultural Innovation Grant. The purpose of this grant is to encourage...

Environmental Integrity Project reports landfills release four times more methane than previous estimates

A new report concludes that Maryland’s municipal waste landfills release four times more methane and carbon dioxide than the state’s previous official estimates, contributing...

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen seek funds for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) led Democratic senators from throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in urging the leadership of the Senate Committee on...

Maryland Environmental Service names Ellen Frketic deputy director

The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) of Millersville announced Ellen Frketic as the agency’s new deputy director. Frketic was selected by Agency Director Charles Glass with...

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, Councilmembers, Mayor Gavin Buckley address of Resilience Authority...

The Anne Arundel County Council passed legislation to create a local Resilience Authority to finance and support the construction of resilience infrastructure. County Executive...

Anne Arundel County earns two National Association of Counties awards

The National Association of Counties (NACo) has recognized Anne Arundel County with two Achievement Awards, honoring the county’s Food Access and COVID Care Warmline...

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport hosts fastest EV chargers

Four 150+ kilowatt capacity electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers are now available for public use at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport’s cell phone lot ―...

Laurel receives SolSmart Gold designation

The City of Laurel has been awarded a SolSmart Gold designation for its efforts to make it faster, easier, and more affordable to go...

SCMAGLEV route raises concerns

A superconducting Magnetic Levitation (SCMAGLEV) train may one day swooshing by at 311 miles per hour, underneath significant portions of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. One proposal...

Ruppersberger announces support for Green New Deal resolution

On Earth Day, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger announced his renewed support for the “Green New Deal” resolution to mitigate global warming, including its impact on...

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