Maryland News

Amid continued basement sewage backups, Baltimore still rejects most requests for reimbursement

September 25, 2019

To city officials who say Baltimore has gotten better at compensating citizens after basement sewer overflows, Natasza Bock-Singleton offers a snort of derision – and the story of the geyser of hum

Stop Bernhardt!

Stop Bernhardt

August 9, 2019

Protect our Air, Lands, and Water 

During his tenure at the Department of the Interior, Bernhardt: 

Crookie Monster

Sweet Treats and Sweetheart Deals

July 25, 2019

David Bernhardt is already the most conflicted Interior Secretary in history, with so many conflicts of interest that he has to carry around a list of his former clients to remember them.

Frederick County could be next area to ban single-use plastic items

June 18, 2019

From bags to straws to carry out containers — could Frederick County be the next jurisdiction to ban single-use plastic items? One lawmaker there is opening discussions.  

Baltimore Councilman to propose ban on plastic bags, checkout bag surcharge at city retailers

June 13, 2019

Baltimore City Councilman Bill Henry plans to propose a ban on plastic bags at city grocers and corner stores, his office said Thursday.

Plastic bag ban proposed in Baltimore City

June 18, 2019

The Baltimore City Council will discuss new legislation that would ban plastic bags in stores and impose a tax on other varieties.