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Environmentalists And Wind Energy Companies Push For 50 Percent Renewable Energy By 2030

Wind and solar energy companies, along with environmentalists launch a new campaign to urge officials to change the energy mandate, requiring 50 percent of Maryland’s electricity to come from renewable sources. The campaign promises reduced pollution and more clean energy … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker Responds To Hogan’s Proposed New State Development Plan

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released a statement Tuesday, regarding Governor Larry Hogan’s proposed New State Development Plan. Baker said the proposed plan, along with regulation reductions will increase watershed and Chesapeake Bay pollution levels. “Since taking … Continue reading

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Maryland Governor Announces Plans To Dredge Conowingo Dam

On Tuesday, Governor Larry Hogan said the state would start requesting bids from companies this month for a pilot project that would involve removing sediment from the Conowingo Dam and reusing it. State officials are concerned sediment overflow from dam, … Continue reading

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Study: Fever During Pregnancy Linked To Increased Risk Of Autism

A new study conducted by researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York discovered autism risks increased simultaneously with the number of fevers reported by mothers after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The risks increased … Continue reading

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