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APL pursues AI-driven climate initiative breakthrough

Scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, have made significant progress toward creating the first worldwide, near-real-time inventory of...

Laurel to prohibit single-use plastic bags

Mayor Craig Moe and the Laurel City Council have approved Ordinance No. 1977, prohibiting retail establishments from providing disposable single-use plastic bags at the...

Gov. Larry Hogan announces $3.7M for electric vehicle charging stations

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that $3.7 million in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure is being awarded to 37 sites using funds from Maryland’s settlement...

Howard County breaks ground for solar power

The first of 11 solar projects that will comprise Howard County’s Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) has been unveiled at Triple Creek Farm, in West Friendship. The...

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball hosts roundtable with Bioenergy Devco

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Bioenergy Devco (BDC) recently hosted more than 30 government and industry...

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...

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