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.
New Regulations Will Limit Striped Bass Catch Next YearThe Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Striped Bass Management Board adopted the changes on Thursday.
'This Is A Warning' | Rising Sea Levels Forced Fox Island Environmental Education Center To Close"What's happening here on Fox Island is the story of what's really happening in all of the marshes in the Chesapeake Bay," Mullin said.
Gov. Hogan Announces $200M Agreement With Exelon For Environmental ProjectsGovernor Larry Hogan announced Tuesday an agreement that will require Exelon to invest more than $200 million in environmental projects to improve water quality in the Lower Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland DNR Rescues Trapped Whale Off Coast Of Ocean CityA whale entangled by two buoys and a fishing gear line has been rescued off the coast of Maryland.
Baltimore's Styrofoam Ban Has Taken Effect. One Business Says That Could Hurt Its Bottom LineOne Baltimore restaurant says with razor-thin margins, the city's new ban on styrofoam containers may leave it no choice but to raise prices.
Sea Level Rise Leads To Fox Island Education Center's Closure In Chesapeake Bay, Foundation SaysAn environmental group says sea-level rise and erosion are bringing an end to the use of an education center on an island in the Chesapeake Bay.
Baltimore's Styrofoam Ban Takes Effect SaturdayStarting Saturday, food service facilities in Baltimore will be prohibited from using containers made from polystyrene foam, commonly known as styrofoam.
Maryland Releases Draft Of Plan To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions By More Than 40 Percent By 2030Maryland had a requirement of 25 percent from 2006 levels by 2020 and upped that requirement to the current 40 percent in 2016- renewing the 2009 Maryland law.