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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment Maryland

Ben Grumbles Tours Baltimore Energy Efficiency Project

Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles joined climate protection advocates to learn about energy efficiency at the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training (MCVET) today.

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News Release | Environment America

546 Leaders Call for Stronger Northeast Climate Pact

546 organizations, businesses, health professionals, lawmakers and community leaders from the Northeast, called on Governor Larry Hogan and other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors to strengthen the nation’s best regional climate and clean air program, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

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The Maryland Legislature’s renewable energy veto override, explained | Rob Sargent

On Tuesday, the Maryland House of Delegates voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Earlier this morning, the Maryland Senate followed suit, voting 32–13 in favor of the override.

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News Release | Environment Maryland

Environment Maryland sees progress today as Maryland House overrides Governor Hogan’s veto of renewable energy bill

Annapolis, MD—Today, the Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-51 to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016 (SB 921/HB 1106), which will increase Maryland’s renewable energy use to 25% by 2020. The Maryland Senate plans to vote on the same bill this coming Thursday, February 2nd. 

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News Release | Environment Maryland

Northeast States Must Take Stronger Action Against Pollution

Baltimore, MD – Today, representatives of nine states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are meeting to discuss taking stronger action to cut global warming pollution. These states, part of a regional program that limits pollution from power plants called the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, are preparing to make a decision about how much to cut pollution from 2020 to 2030. Environment Maryland and a broad coalition are urging the states to be more ambitious. 

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