Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: Maryland

Maryland banning foam takeout containers

The state is the first state to implement a ban on foam food containers witch includes cups, plates, takeout containers and trays.

Does Maryland have the answer for verifying America’s vote count?

Technology is bringing more accountable elections, but some activists disagree.

Baltimore joins global movement, becoming the first major US city to...

The global movement to stop privatization deals and expand public ownership just scored a huge victory in Baltimore, as residents voted overwhelmingly to ban putting their water in private hands.

On ‘front lines of climate change,’ Baltimore lawsuit aims to hold...

"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."

Chelsea Manning files to run for Senate in Maryland

As of right now, Manning has declined to make a statement about her filing but she might speak out within the next few days.

Scandinavia in Maryland?

Medicare for all in one state.

D.C. and Maryland attorneys general file federal lawsuit against Trump

“It puts our democracy at risk when a president puts his financial interests before the American people.”

Maryland bans fracking

“Maryland is taking a huge step forward, but communities are continuing to suffer as fracking and extreme extraction expands worldwide.”

Victory: Maryland House passes bill to ban fracking

Maryland is leading the way in the movement to ban fracking.

Huge win for renewables in Maryland as lawmakers override governor’s veto

“In the current face of fear, uncertainty, and at times outright denial of environmental problems at the federal level, the Clean Energy Jobs Act proves that states like Maryland will not remain quiet on our country's toughest challenges like climate change.”

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Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic

Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”