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Pittman increases transparency for development

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman set new guidance aimed at preventing sediment pollution from construction sites and preserving forests through the county’s revised...

Conservancy Unveils Plastic Campaign

The Howard County Conservancy, of Woodstock, is asking residents, students and businesses to “Take a Pass on Plastic” and rethink their use of single-use...

Ball Announces Major Commitments to Climate Action

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball recently announced a series of environmental commitments intended to move the county forward in environmental sustainability, reduce emissions and...

Where have all the trees gone in HOCO?

In Howard County, for decades, more trees have been cut down than State law allows. Development waivers, allowing more tree removal than regulations permit, have...

Heritage Areas Authority to hold virtual hearing

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority will hold a virtual public hearing at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 17, (rescheduled from the originally planned meeting...

Ball pre-files agriculture preservation legislation

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball pre-filed legislation, co-sponsored by David Yungmann, District 5 Councilmember, amending the purchase price formula used to determine the price...

‘Extreme’ Patapsco clean-up planned

Patapsco Heritage Greenway announced the launch of the inaugural Extreme Patapsco Clean-Up Series. The three-event series is an opportunity for recreational enthusiasts in the Patapsco...

Ellicott City Tunnel Project to be investigated

A Howard County construction project to conduct soil borings in Ellicott City’s Historic District is underway. The findings from these soil boring will aid...

Bioenergy DevCo announces $106M Investment

Bioenergy DevCo, a Columbia-based global developer of anaerobic digestion facilities with more than 200 plants throughout the world that create renewable natural gas and...

Howard signs solar power agreement 

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced a Solar Power Purchasing Agreement (PPA) with KDC Solar, Inc. that would cover approximately 30 percent of the...

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