Sustainability in the News

  1. State gives gas export facility go-ahead

    O'Malley breaks silence on controversial project

    Maryland's top elected officials gave a key approval Wednesday to developing a natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland that some fear could threaten residents' safety and the environment.
    Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:52:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/bs-md-public-works-cove-point-20140723,0,5194597.story?track=rss
  2. In Patapsco Valley, two groups say they want what's best for state park

    The Patapsco Valley is an area rich in history and natural resources: that fact, the two groups can agree upon.
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:04:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/ph-ho-cf-patapsco-debate-0724-20140723,0,4699971.story?track=rss
  3. BGE gas pipeline under construction in Harford

    Along Route 136 this summer, just north of Churchville, there has been a lot of digging, some trees felled and open areas torn up by excavation equipment.
    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:30:00 +0000http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/green/blog/ph-ag-route-136-gas-line-0723-20140721,0,3947909.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.

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Ideas in Action

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.