Report Card: Chesapeake Bay Health Grade Drops To C-MinusThe health of the nation's largest estuary dropped from a C to a C-minus last year in an annual report card released Tuesday on the Chesapeake Bay.
As Earth Day Turns 50, Green Movement Faces Fresh ChallengesFifty years after the first Earth Day helped spur activism over air and water pollution and disappearing plants and animals, significant improvements are undeniable. But monumental challenges remain.
Bill Would Boost Funding For Chesapeake Bay CleanupThe bill has passed the U.S. House, and Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is leading the effort in the Senate. 
Styrofoam Ban Now In Effect Across Anne Arundel CountyIf you have leftovers after visiting a restaurant in Anne Arundel County, don't expect a styrofoam container: a law banning food service businesses from using styrofoam took effect Friday.
Bill Banning Balloon Releases Statewide Passes In Maryland SenateA bill that would ban balloon releases statewide has passed in the Maryland Senate.
Maryland Bill Would Mean 40-Fold Increase In Maximum Fine For Putting Signs Along HighwaysA bill in the Maryland House of Representatives would dramatically increase the maximum fine for putting an unauthorized commercial sign within the right-of-way of state highways.
6 Priorities Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Is Investing In This Year: Crime, Education, Transportation & MoreMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan gave his State of the State address Wednesday and his top priority is decreasing violent crime in Baltimore. But, he also discussed his other priorities, which range from improving transportation around the state, investing more in schools and helping Maryland's retirees. 
If You Want To Save Bumble Bees, Plant These Flowers In Your YardResearchers have figured out which plant species bumble bees prefer to include in their diets, providing advice to those wishing to help with bee conservation efforts.
How To Have A Stylish, Sustainable ChristmasIf you're wondering whether to cut down a real tree this year or go buy a plastic reusable one, you're not alone.
Multi-State Pact Could Curb Transportation Carbon EmissionsAn alliance of Northeast and mid-Atlantic states, including Maryland, have been working on the project that would create a cap on pollution from transportation.
Maryland Water Systems Found To Contain Worrying Levels Of Nitrate, Arsenic And Other Chemicals, Nonprofit SaysTap water at the majority of Maryland utilities, or public water systems, had levels of contaminants that exceeded health guidelines established by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit focused on environmental health issues.