Sustainability in the News
Rules to limit phosphorus in bay would be delayed
Key senators have put language in the state budget bill that would stall Maryland's efforts to limit one of the Chesapeake Bay's main pollutants, phosphorus.Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-phosphorus-budget-20140310,0,5648882.story?track=rss
Biologists documented, doctor examined during hibernation
Biologists from Maryland's Department of Natural Resources got to hold some cute bear cubs Monday.Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:18:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-dnr-bear-tagging-20140310,0,1453335.story?track=rss
Asbestos, sludge issues cited by state
State environmental officials and the owners of the Sparrows Point peninsula are moving toward a settlement to correct alleged regulatory violations at the former steelmaking site.Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:31:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-co-sparrows-point-mde-20140309,0,7919512.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.