The recent UN climate report necessitates urgent climate action in Maryland and at all levels of government and society.
Last week, it became clear that the state legislature was not going to pass a major energy bill this election year. Delegate Shane Robinson withdrew HB 878, the 100% Clean Renewable Energy and Equity Act. Read what is next for the 100% clean energy movement in Maryland.
Read how Maryland ratepayers came to put cash in the pockets of Oberlin, Ohio residents, because of Maryland's renewable energy laws.
Battling global warming will require coordinated efforts at national and international levels, but it is state and local governments in Maryland and Virginia and elsewhere who must lead.
Monitoring air pollution from industrial-scale poultry operations should not be controvesrial. But in Maryland, it is. That is why we are supporting this health professional sign-on letter.
Saying the current approach is inadequate, Chesapeake PSR is announcing its support for achieving 100% clean renewable electricity in Maryland by 2035.
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) must take steps to clean up toxic waste discharges from the Maryland coal-fired power plants.
Chesapeake PSR supports the Maryland Pesticide Education Network, which works to educate policymakers and the public about pesticides and pesticide policy and their effects on health.
Why rising CO2 levels matter: the big climate change picture. Maryland's seven coal-fired power plants emitted 20 million tons of carbon dioxide in 2014. Why that matters to health and environment.
Nine eastern states, including Maryland, announced that they have agreed on a proposal to cut global-warming pollution from the region's power plants an additional 30 percent between 2020 and 2030.
Chesapeake PSR's Dr. Sara Via writes that Governor Hogan's support for a stronger Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is critical if Maryland is to meet its 2030 climate goals.
Governor Hogan rejected calls for a safety study to determine the explosion and toxic pollution risks of the Cove Point liquefied gas export facility, being built just three miles from a nuclear power plant in a populated area.
Chesapeake PSR joined other environmental and health groups in a lawsuit to prevent Scott Pruitt's EPA from unlawfully rolling back important health protections for our nation's waterways from toxic water waste from US coal power plants.
Maryland's fracking ban victory teaches us some important lessons about winning future campaigns with a broad coalition and unwavering focus.
Attacking and suppressing science is becoming the norm in the U.S., whether it's Scott Pruitt's EPA refusing to ban chlorpyrifos or USDA dropping a plan to test food for glyphosate. It falls on all of us to protect science.
A lawsuit seeks to overturn Montgomery County, Maryland's Healthy Lawns Act. Chesapeake PSR is part of a coalition to retain the law's restrictions on certain non-essential toxic pesticides.
RGGI and Maryland's EmPOWER program benefit Maryland's health, economy and environment. Chesapeake PSR's Sara Via, PhD, on why clean air and climate change may be at a crossroads in Maryland.
Dominion Cove Point liquefied natural gas facility poses an intolerable risk to Maryland residents' health and safety, write Chesapeake PSR President Gwen DuBois, MD, MPH and Lili Sheeline of Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community.
Sign our health professional letter urging the Maryland General Assembly to overturn Governor Larry Hogan's veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act.
Neonicotinoids have been shown in studies to kill bees and reduce sperm counts in male bees. Chesapeake PSR supports reducing use of neonics in Maryland. Please sign this petition asking Ace Hardware and others to stop selling plants treated with neonicotinoid pesticides.