Maryland fracking regulations do not protect Maryland residents from health and environmental harms. Chesapeake PSR submitted detailed comments to MDE on problems with Maryland fracking regulations.
The pesticide atrazine likely harms most species of plants and animals, including mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, the U.S. EPA recently concluded. Atrazine is also known to harm human health. Leading up to the 2017 legislative session, Chesapeake PSR will work with experts to better understand the extent of the problem in Maryland, and to consider possible legislative responses.
Montgomery County, Maryland votes to restrict carcinogenic or endocrine disruptor pesticides on lawns and public parks to protect health.
A lawn pesticide bill in Montgomery County is up for a vote in September.