Sustainability in the News
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
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
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.
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.