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Methane is Back in the Congressional Hot Seat

Critical Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) methane regulations are making their way back into effect. This is good news for wildlife like bats, mule deer, and cold weather-dependent moose that are …

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What President Biden’s New Climate Goals Mean for Wildlife & Communities

Impacts Seen and Unseen Climate change has impacted wildlife and humans—especially frontline communities that disproportionately experience the harms dealt from climate change globally and domestically. In North America, there are …

The Pika Predicament: Wildlife & the Climate Crisis

Our wildlife are in crisis, with a third of species in decline. Climate change greatly exacerbates this decline. Sadly, unchecked climate change will drive many species to extinction. The effects …

Maryland Legislature Passes Historic Climate Protection Bill

Beyond the policy “wonks” in Annapolis, the details of the GGRA (or Goog-gur-a as it is affectionately known), may not be top of mind for all Marylanders, but its passage …

Taking Climate Action in Maryland

Maryland is famous for its wetlands, delicious seafood, and unique biodiversity, all thanks to the Chesapeake Bay. With over 3,000 miles of coastline, the Free State is the third most …

Support from Across the Country as the Clean Power Plan…

The comment deadline for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) came to a close yesterday, December 1st. The Clean Power Plan will set first ever limits on carbon pollution …

Senators, Representatives, Governors Support Carbon Pollution Standards

On Monday, the EPA released first-ever standards limiting carbon pollution from power plants. While our country limits the amount of mercury, arsenic, and soot our power plants can dump into …

Can Corn Stover Really be a Sustainable Biofuel Source?

What are the best ways to help us replace our reliance on fossil fuels without causing unsustainable damage to land, climate, water, or wildlife? The question remains unanswered because almost …

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EPA research shows regulating methane is efficient and low cost

This Tuesday, the EPA released five whitepapers examining methane emissions from the oil and gas sector and affirmed what we already knew—this powerful carbon pollutant can be reduced efficiently and …

Powder River Basin Coal Mines Could Drastically Increase Carbon Emissions

Wildlife in the Powder River Basin (PRB) of southeastern Montana and northeastern Wyoming are being mined out of their habitat. Coal companies are strip mining the public’s coal in the …

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