Category: Environment

Environmental Legislative Wrap Up: League of Conservation Voters

Need a summary of legislative wins and losses for the environment in Maryland this legislative session? Take a look at the League of Conservation Voters wrap up for an overview of some of our big wins like the Clean Energy Jobs Act and a…

Call Governor Hogan and urge him to sign bills we need for the environment!

Call Governor Hogan! The Clean Energy Jobs Act passed!!!but for this victory to take effect, the governor will need to SIGN THE BILLS.  If he vetoes it, lawmakers will need to vote to override.Please urge Gov. Hogan to sign this bill. Call 410-974-3901 or email . You can…

Visit the County Executive’s budget planner, please.

County Executive Pittman’s budget tool is posted on the AA Co web site and  is not only great for figuring out the impacts of different spending and revenue options, it’s got the ability to Submit your preferred combination. The Capital reported last week that…

The Clean Energy Jobs Act is on the move! Please call today!!

The Clean Energy Jobs Act is on the move! Yesterday it will be moved from the Rules Committee! Today it will be voted on in the House Economic Matters Committee Keep up the Grass roots pressure! Call your delegate today! It’s Ok if you’ve…

PLEASE call NOW to support CEJA! We NEED YOU!

The Clean Energy Jobs Act has the support of an enormous coalition of scientists, faith leaders, industry, environmental groups and the majority of Maryland voters. Whose holding it up? Democrats! Speaker Busch and Chairman Dereck Davis! Our own delegates need to hear from us. …

League of Conservation Voters Governor’s Report Card

The Maryland League of Conservation Voters released their 2019 Governor’s Report Card , keeping score of Governor Hogan’s environmental record. Read their report to see Governor Hogan’s overall score along with reviews of his handling of issues such as energy and climate change, land…

Excelon is lobbying to put nuclear energy into Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard. Please call.

Excelon is lobbying to put nuclear in the Maryland Renewable Portfolio Standard. Did you know all the nuclear sites in the state are owned by Excelon? If nuclear becomes part of the RPS as “clean energy” it will crowd out wind and solar and…

Please make a call to support the pipeline water protection act!

Ask Senator Reilly to support the Pipeline Water Protection Act S 387B to protect our waterways from fracked gas. Call Sen. Reilly 410-841-3586 or email him at Edward.Reilly@senate.state.md.us Please vote YES on SB 387, the Pipeline and Water Protection Act. The Pipeline and Water…

Call your Reps today: Tell them to vote YES to ban Dow’s toxic brain damaging pesticide.

From Friends of the Earth: Great news! The Maryland House of Representatives just passed a bill to ban the brain-damaging pesticide chlorpyrifos. This means we’re one step closer to protecting human health and the environment from this toxic pesticide. We’re so close to passing…

Please call Senator Reilly to vote yes on CEJA

How about: Tomorrow the entire Senate will be voting on The Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) SB 516. Senator Reilly voted against this bill in the Senate Finance Committee. Based on comments he has made to constituents Senator Reilly does not believe the bill…