Maryland

Loggerhead sea turtle. Photo by Damien du Toit.

Phone Calls for Endangered Sea Turtles

Every year, when water temperatures warm, endangered loggerhead sea turtles visit Maryland’s coast and the Chesapeake Bay.  They often return to the same feeding area each year and in between …

Blue Crab

More Pollution for Chesapeake Blue Crabs?

After showing signs of a big comeback, blue crab numbers in the Chesapeake Bay are plummeting. This crustacean with sapphire-tinted claws is very sensitive to environmental and habitat changes—and officials were …

Burbo Bank OFfshore Wind Turbine (flickr/The Danish Wind Industry Association)

Climate Plan Sets the Stage for Offshore Wind Power’s American Debut

On Tuesday, President Obama presented a series of strategies to move us toward an energy future that capitalizes on clean and renewable sources and leaves behind our heavy dependence on …

Supporters from across the state join Governor O'Malley and General Assembly leaders for Maryland Offshore Wind bill Signing.

Celebrating Success – Offshore Wind Comes to Maryland

We don’t often take time to mark our successes, but after three years of effort by countless advocates to bring clean offshore wind energy to Maryland, it is time to …

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A Win for Offshore Wind in Maryland

What a way to end the week!  On Friday afternoon, the Maryland Senate passed the Offshore Wind Energy Act by a vote of 30 to 15.  This was the biggest …

Governor O'Malley introduces Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013.

Momentum Growing for Maryland Offshore Wind

Yesterday, more than 80 Marylanders crowded into a standing-room only hearing for the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. The House Economic Matters Committee hearing was the latest show of public …

Wind turbines off Blyth, UK (Flickr's Zabdiel)

Flocking to Clean Energy: Conservationists Unite Behind Offshore Wind

Hundreds of conservation and public health groups, Atlantic coast elected officials and businesses are joining together to send a loud and clear message to the Obama administration: We’re united behind …

Weekly News Roundup – May 18, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF Honors Jack Johnson, Governor and Mrs. Martin O’Malley, …

Maryland Circle of Support for Offshore Wind

  In just a few short days, legislators in Annapolis will likely vote to determine if we transition to clean, renewable offshore wind energy or if we maintain the status …

MD Offshore Wind YouTube Video Screenshot 2-2012

Video: Share the Love for Offshore Wind

On Valentine’s Day hundreds of advocates from across Maryland gathered in Annapolis to share the love for offshore wind.  Appropriately-sited offshore wind will help Maryland achieve its renewable energy goals, reduce emissions, and …

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