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 [...]

Tractor Blockade Shuts Down Clear-Cutting At Dominion Compressor Site

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A Maryland woman parked a tractor at the gate of the proposed site of a compressor station in Charles County and locked herself to the steering wheel before dawn Monday morning, preventing [...]

Potomac Pipeline Fight Zeroes In On Maryland Governor

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

Annapolis, Md. — Those opposed to gas infrastructure in Maryland have stepped up their campaign to influence Gov. Larry Hogan, and he may be feeling the pressure. About 250 people rallied on [...]

Maryland Promised TransCanada Superficial Review Of Pipeline Permit

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

Environmental groups are questioning the good faith of a Maryland state agency tasked with the permitting of a proposed gas pipeline which would cross underneath the Potomac River, saying it made [...]

Potomac Pipeline: Hundreds Turn Out For Water Permit Hearing

By Anne Meador, dcmediagroup.us -

A Maryland state agency will continue hearing testimony on the permitting of a TransCanada pipeline at a later date to allow dozens of people to speak who weren’t able to on December 19 because [...]

S. African Poet Helping Maryland Church Protect Historic Black Cemetery

By Andrew Bossone, pbs.org -

By Andrew Bossone for PBS NewsHour - Shauna Sorrells, a spokesperson for the county’s housing opportunities commission, said the county knew when it drew up design plans for the parking lot that [...]

Law Blocks Maryland From Giving Contracts To Businesses Backing BDS

By Bill Hughes, baltimorepostexaminer.com -

By Bill Hughes for Baltimore POst-Examiner - Larry Hogan was elected in 2014 as governor of Maryland. It was no easy task, as Republicans are a minority in the state. Bob Ehrlich, another [...]

Maryland Governor Reveals “I Haven’t Been Listening”

By Staff, www.wearecovepoint.org -

By Staff of We Are Cove Point - For 18 weeks in a row now, We Are Cove Point has been holding rallies at the governor’s mansion in Annapolis to demand Maryland Governor Larry Hogan order a safety [...]

Marylanders And West Virginians Unite Against Pipeline

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group - Shepherdstown, W.Va. — Three hundred and fifty people spanned the James Rumsey bridge between Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Sharpsburg, Md. on [...]

WV & MD Unite To Oppose Potomac Pipeline

By Staff, www.chesapeakeclimate.org -

By Staff of CCAN - SHARPSBURG, MD- On Saturday, October 14, hundreds of concerned West Virginia and Maryland residents joined hands over a key Potomac River bridge to send a powerful message [...]

Student Organizers Win Transgender Equality Battle In Maryland

By Tod Perry, www.education.good.is -

By Tod Perry for Good Education - The group’s efforts led the school board to vote 5 to 1 to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that fit with their identity. They [...]

Marylanders Oppose Dominion’s Request To Pollute More

By Staff, www.wearecovepoint.org -

By Staff of We Are Cove Point - LUSBY, MD — The public showed up in force last night to urge the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to reject Dominion Energy’s application to increase the [...]

Anti-Racism Protest Shines ‘Stop The Hate’ Messages On State House

By E.B. Furgurson III, www.capitalgazette.com -

By E.B. Furgurson III for Capital Gazette - It was art as protest, or vice versa, as a handful of activists lit up the Maryland State House in Annapolis on Friday night with anti-racism messages. [...]

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