The links between burning fossil fuels and adverse health impacts continue to grow. Four recent studies show that sharply reducing our dependence on fossil fuels would result in significant health and economic benefits for our society.
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) must take steps to clean up toxic waste discharges from the Maryland coal-fired power plants.
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.
Chesapeake PSR and groups filed a notice of intent to sue the EPA over coal-fired power plant pollution from five upwind states.
Trump's proposed loosening of air pollution regulations is too risky and will bring more premature deaths, said a NEJM editorial. A major new study shows the adverse health impacts of particulate matter, especially on vulnerable populations.
Chesapeake PSR joined a second lawsuit against the EPA for its failure to timely respond to our petition requesting that EPA object to the proposed air pollution permit issued by the Maryland Department of the Environment for the Fort Smallwood coal-fired power complex.
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.
Carbon pollution and climate change harm children's health in Maryland, writes Chesapeake PSR Climate Health Action Team Co-Lead Alfred Bartlett MD.
A lawsuit on coal-fired power in Maryland filed by the Environmental Integrity Project was joined by Chesapeake PSR and other environmental groups. The lawsuit is against the EPA to respond to our petition objecting to the air pollution permit issued by Maryland MDE for the Morgantown coal-fired power plant.
USEPA rejected the Maryland Department of the Environment's challenge on SO2 emissions, saying the state does not meet federal air quality standards. Now Maryland must come up with a plan to reduce pollution from the Wagner coal-fired power plant south of Baltimore in Anne Arundel County.