The Pollinator Protector Act becomes law in Maryland, limiting the use of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides. We owe our appreciation to many groups, including the Maryland Pesticide Network, the beekeepers of Maryland, and the Maryland General Assembly.
Nearly 61 percent of bees in Maryland were lost in the last year. Chesapeake PSR urges Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to sign the Pollinator Protection Act to limit household neonicotinoids.
Montgomery County, Maryland votes to restrict carcinogenic or endocrine disruptor pesticides on lawns and public parks to protect health.
Montgomery County Maryland will decide whether to restrict carcinogenic and endocrine disruptor pesticides on lawns and in public parks.
Chesapeake PSR asks Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to improve lead emissions and lead air pollution monitoring in south Baltimore and extend the comment period on the Maryland Air Monitoring Network Plan.
Autism and particulate matter air pollution may be linked, says study.
Glyphosate is a probable human carcinogen.
CPSR filed a lawsuit on Maryland coal-fired power plant regulations to reduce NO2 air pollution.
A lawn pesticide bill in Montgomery County is up for a vote in September.