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Investing in Our Future: Zero-Emission Vehicles, October 25th, 2013

Yesterday, Governor O’Malley and governors from seven other states announced a groundbreaking collaborative initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025.

These governors have joined forces to revolutionize the automobile market by promoting zero-emission vehicles that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality and public health, enhance energy diversity, save consumers money, and contribute to economic growth.

Governors Announce Bold Initiative to Put 3.3 M Zero-Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025, October 24th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor O’Malley and governors from seven other states today announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within a dozen years. These governors have joined forces to revolutionize the automobile market by promoting zero-emission vehicles. The use of these clean vehicles will reduce greenhouse gas emissions,  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Celebrates the Completion of the State’s First Commercial Solar Microgrid at a Mixed Use Development, October 15th, 2013

Governor O’Malley joins together with FERC Chairman, Standard Solar, Konterra and Solar Grid Storage to dedicate Maryland’s first commercial solar microgrid at a mixed use development LAUREL — Today, Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff and executives from Standard Solar, Konterra and Solar Grid Storage, dedicated Maryland’s first commercial solar micro grid at  Read the Rest…

North American Association for Environmental Educators Award, October 11th, 2013

Baltimore, MD As prepared for delivery Thank you, Don. It is truly an honor to receive this award. We created the Maryland Partnership for Children in Nature in 2008 to connect children with their natural world and to educate them to become responsible stewards of our troubled planet. Our efforts have been buoyed by amazing  Read the Rest…

Schoolshed and Day to Serve Announcement, September 26th, 2013

Indian Head, MD This is very cool. It’s great to get outside, isn’t it? I want to thank Ms. Wright for bringing you all out here. I want to talk to you today about the potential each of us has to be great, and I want to talk to you about our connection to all  Read the Rest…

Maryland Celebrates PARKing Day, September 20th, 2013

By Melinda B. Peters, Administrator of State Highway Administration (SHA) Thousands of people and organizations nationwide created actual (albeit temporary) parks in parking spaces that normally hold vehicles on Friday. SHA participated in PARK(ing) Day, an annual worldwide event where artists, citizens and groups transform metered parking spaces into temporary public parks for one day. SHA created  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Statement on Environmental Protection Agency’s Announcement of a Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants, September 20th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement of a carbon pollution standard for new power plants:  “We in Maryland commend President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency for taking this important step forward to limit carbon pollution from future power plants.  Power plants are the nation’s  Read the Rest…

2013 Maryland Climate Change Summit, July 25th, 2013

View PDF of the Governor’s address with graphs and footnotes. Baltimore, MD Thank you very, very much for taking the time to be here today.  I look around at this audience and I see the great strength that is our state- people who rise to the tough challenges instead of running away from them.  Thank  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Hosts Maryland Climate Change Summit, Releases Final Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act Plan, July 25th, 2013

Participants discuss actions Maryland is taking to address the impacts of climate change BALTIMORE, MD - Governor Martin O’Malley hosted hundreds of scientists, business leaders, environmental advocates and community activists today at a climate change summit to celebrate the release of Maryland’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act Plan (the Plan) and discuss how Marylanders can take action  Read the Rest…

Governor and First Lady O’Malley Host Sixth Annual Buy Local Cookout, July 25th, 2013

Governor celebrates “Buy Local Challenge” Week July 20-28 with cookout featuring local products, local recipes, local chefs ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley and First Lady Katie O’Malley hosted the sixth annual Buy Local Cookout at Government House this evening and officially recognized Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge Week, which encourages Marylanders to incorporate at least one locally grown, produced or  Read the Rest…