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Testimony on HB352: 2 Crew Members on Freight Trains

Train derailments are not uncommon in Maryland, and many of our rail lines parallel rivers or run through communities. HB 492 will help create safer working conditions for rail workers, improve the safety of communities living near rail lines, and protect the environment by limiting the likelihood of a derailment and subsequent explosion or spill.

Testimony on MD HB161, the Waste Disposal Authority Sunset Act

Today Clean Water Action testified on HB161, the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority Sunset Act. This important bill sets up a review by the state Department of Legislative Services to consider whether or how this quasi-state agency, created by the state in 1980 to plan and finance trash incinerators, should continue.