Student Climate Activists Confront Board Of Education

By Maryam Shahzad, My MC Media. -

Student climate advocacy group MoCo Students on Climate held a rally Friday to demand climate action from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).  Students gathered with signs outside the east [...]

States With Fracking Bans Are Still Building Fracking Infrastructure

By Jen Deerinwater, Truthout.org -

Fracking bans have begun to sweep across the world, with Ireland, France, Germany and Bulgaria declaring a moratorium on the deadly fossil fuel process. While the U.S. is lagging behind in the [...]

Columbia Gas Denied Right To Take Public Land For Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A federal court judge today denied Columbia Gas the right to move forward with construction of a gas pipeline through public land in Washington County, Md. The ruling is a blow both to Columbia [...]

Navy Contaminates Local Groundwater And Sewer System In Maryland

By Pat Elder, Truthout.org -

The U.S. Navy has contaminated the groundwater at Maryland’s Patuxent River Naval Air Station (NAS) with 1,137.8 parts per trillion (ppt) of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), according [...]

Dominion Will Not Relocate Charles Station Compressor Station.

By Kelly Needsanap,  AMP Creeks Council -

The AMP Creeks Council is thrilled to share with you that all of our collective hard, grassroots work has paid off in a rare decisive victory against energy giant Dominion Energy Cove Point, LNG [...]

Maryland Becomes Sixth State To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox.com -

Maryland just became the sixth state to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. On Thursday, lawmakers managed to override Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a minimum wage bill. Maryland’s [...]

Corporate And Banking Interests Profit From Desecration Of Black Maryland Graveyard

By Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Blackagendareport.com -

In the grand scheme of things it didn’t even register a blip. Four people arrested in an obscure auditorium in a place whose name has a certain regal air to it -- Kensington. But this wasn’t [...]

Maryland Man Sues Over Order Prohibiting Support For BDS

By Lillian Reed, Baltimore Sun. -

A former Maryland state representative has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Gov. Larry Hogan and Attorney General Brian Frosh, taking aim at an executive order denying government contracts to [...]

Denial Of Essential Permit Deals Serious Blow To Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A Maryland administrative board has denied Columbia Gas a necessary permit for it to build a controversial gas pipeline across the Potomac River. By a unanimous vote, the Maryland Board of Public [...]

Students At Two Maryland Universities Protest ICE Contracts

By WBOC 16. -

BALTIMORE (AP)- Students at two Maryland campuses are demanding their universities end contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.            The Baltimore Sun reports the Johns [...]

Community Victorious; Dominion Won’t Build Proposed Compressor Station

By Staff, Bluevirginia.us -

The AMP Creeks Council and greater Southern Maryland Community are Celebrating a Victory in a two-year fight against Dominion Energy Cove Point’s (DECP) efforts to build a giant fracked gas [...]

50 Years Later, The Spirit Of The Catonsville Nine Lives On

By Frida Berrigan, Wagingnonviolence.org -

It was a big moment. More than a hundred people watched as a college professor held one end of a heavy vinyl cover, helping an 88-year-old woman, pull it from the top of a tall metal sign. [...]

Working Class Town Goes Green, Protect Environment, Improves Lifestyle

By Whitney Pipkin, Marylandreporter.com -

Straddling the northeast branch of the Anacostia River just outside of Washington, D.C., is a half-square-mile patch of green called Edmonston. It’s a tiny Maryland town where, despite its [...]

Potomac Pipeline Granted Maryland Permit With ‘Special Conditions’

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) granted Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC a wetlands and waterways permit for the Eastern Panhandle Expansion, also known as the Potomac Pipeline. [...]

5 Mothers Arrested At Maryland Statehouse Demanding Governor Take Action On Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

Five women blocked the doors of the Maryland Statehouse in Annapolis on Wednesday, demanding that Gov. Larry Hogan take immediate action to prevent construction of a gas pipeline and drilling [...]

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