Category: Environment

Let’s Not Choose Between Clean Energy and Forests

Georgetown University is currently proposing to cut down 249 acres of Southern Maryland’s largest forest to build a large-scale solar facility. This forest is one of Maryland’s targeted ecological areas, meaning it is a conservation priority for the state. It is home to many…

Rally May 8th at 10:30 – “Governor Hogan, Sign the Clean Energy Jobs Act!”

We’re all waiting for Governor Hogan to sign the Clean Energy Jobs Act. We’re waiting for him to create thousands of new solar jobs in our state. We’re waiting for him to help create a new offshore wind manufacturing hub in Baltimore. We’re waiting…

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…