Maryland Blog Posts

A Confusing Week for Baltimore's Plastic Bag Ban

October 15, 2019

On Monday October 7 at 1:00 pm, I attended the Baltimore City Council Judiciary Committee's work session on the Plastic Bag Reduction Bill (

MDE listens to stories about "A Geyser of Human Waste"

October 3, 2019

On September 30, 2019, the Maryland Department of Environment held a meeting on the growing concerns surrounding the effectiveness of the “Baltimore City Building Backup Expedited Reimbursement Pil

Introducing our Maryland Fall Interns!

October 1, 2019

We're happy to have three students working in our Baltimore office this fall!

4,500+ Baltimore homes had sewage backups last year - but only 10 got assistance

September 26, 2019

For almost a year, our team has been knocking on doors, visiting community association, and speaking at community festivals in Baltimore City about a subject nobody really wants to talk about: sewa

Funding Baltimore's Fair Elections Fund

September 16, 2019

On September 16, the Baltimore City Council's Judiciary Committee has its hearing on the Baltimore Fair Elections Fund, important legislation to level the playing field for candidates hoping to win

Victory: Open Space Loophole Closed in Baltimore County

September 4, 2019

This week, the Baltimore County Council voted to pass Bill 37-19, which closes two loopholes that impacted open space requirements in the county.