Sustainability in the News
MD harvest quota going up 14 percent amid troubling signs in coastwide fish population
A recreational fishing group is taking issue with Maryland's plan to increase the allowable catch of striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay next year, calling it "imprudent" in light of troubling trends in the coastwide population of the highly prized migratory fish.Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:18:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-bmg-anglers-object-to-increasing-rockfish-catch-20131210,0,6258532.story?track=rss
Maryland, other states target smog from beyond their borders
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from beyond their borders, saying their residents' health and their economies are being hurt by smog-forming emissions from the Midwest and South.Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:33:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-gr-upwind-air-pollution-20131209,0,6362881.story?track=rss
Maryland, seven other states say residents' health hurt by emissions from Midwest and South
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from outside their borders, saying emissions from the Midwest and South are hurting their residents' health and their economies.Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:49:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-bmg-curbs-on-upwind-air-pollution-sought--20131209,0,5780468.story?track=rss
In the Spotlight
Real time data on solar generation at Hopkins
Photovoltaic (PV) panels atop seven buildings collect solar radiation and convert it into electricity, generating 1 million kWh of clean renewable energy each year, or enough electricity to power roughly 112 average households and offset 545 tons of greenhouse gases.
Think before you print.
Office paper is highly recyclable, but a lot gets wasted. Waste reduction is more cost-effective than recycling because it reduces the amount of material that needs to be collected, transported and processed.