Sustainability in the News
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:35:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bal-remembering-rachel-carson-and-the-birth-of-the-environmental-movement-20140416,0,5419893.storylink?track=rss
The Maryland Department of the Environment has categorized the damage done to downtown Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi by a diesel fuel leak as minimal, even though an estimated 500 to 600 gallons of fuel entered the lake, according to an office spokesperson.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:31:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/ph-ho-cf-fuel-spill-20140416,0,6474306.story?track=rss
Scientist urges more distance between water wells, drilling rigs
Maryland regulators are weighing some of the strictest limits in the country on shale gas drilling, but a scientist Monday suggested they still may not go far enough to protect drinking water wells from contamination by methane leaking from drilling sites.Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:01:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-gr-fracking-rules-20140414,0,2869880.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.