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A Brighter Future for Maryland, December 7th, 2012

In this “People Behind the Policies” blog, we hear from one of the founders of Maryland-based Astrum Solar and learn how their business relates to our goal to Increase Maryland’s In-State renewable generation 20% by 2022. “A Brighter Future for Maryland” You’ve probably driven past them and not even noticed. For the past five years,  Read the Rest…

Why I Chose Maryland, December 4th, 2012

In this “People Behind the Policies” blog, we hear from a small business owner who talks about her decision to move her company to Maryland and how it affects our goal to Recover 100% of the jobs lost due to the Great Recession. “Why I Chose Maryland” As a small business owner, I looked all  Read the Rest…

CBF Fact Checks Funk and Bolton, November 13th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications In Maryland, we know that one of the keys to restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, lies in reducing the input of pollution from sources throughout each watershed.  That’s what we are working to do with Maryland’s Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP).  Restoring the health of  Read the Rest…

Stream Restoration Challenge, August 16th, 2012

The vital connection between our stream health, our ability to create jobs and our children’s future has never been more important or more threatened than it is right now. That’s why, as part of our goal to restore the health of the Bay by 2025, we’re launching the Governor’s Stream Restoration Challenge. The challenge is a competitive  Read the Rest…

$100 Rebate, May 23rd, 2012

Last December we announced that the State had reached a settlement in the Exelon/Constellation Merger that included a number of benefits for ratepayers and for the public. One of those benefits included a $100 rate credit for BGE customers.  Many customers have already seen that credit in their May bill.  And just last month, the  Read the Rest…

A nine-year-old’s take on recycling, April 2nd, 2012

This morning, I joined dozens of people on Lawyers Mall for the kick-off a recycling competition among State employees. It’s one of the many things that we’re doing to promote recycling and sustainability in our State. Before I spoke, we heard from a nine-year-old named Hanah—and Hanah stole the show. She eloquently reminded us that  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley Following President Obama’s Announcement on New Fuel Standards, July 29th, 2011

Annapolis, MD (July 29, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on new fuel standards announced by President Obama: “Maryland has become a national leader in the fight for clean air. Through initiatives such as the Healthy Air Act and the Clean Cars Act, we are reducing air pollution to improve the  Read the Rest…

Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference, February 6th, 2009

George Martin, I want to thank you very, very much for your kind introduction, and thank you also for your leadership at NewPage,… and your kindness for taking me on a tour of NewPage, I believe this time last year? I want to thank everyone at NewPage for the good work that they are doing,  Read the Rest…

EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act of 2008, March 1st, 2008

Requires electric companies to procure and provide customers with a cost effective demand response program that is designed to achieve specific electricity savings and demand reductions. Plans must include program descriptions, anticipated costs, projected electricity savings, and other requested information. The Public Service Commission must review the plans for adequacy and cost effectiveness in achieving  Read the Rest…