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National League of Conservation Voters Annual Dinner, November 13th, 2013

New York, NY As prepared for delivery Good evening. It’s great to be here with all of you tonight. Karla, thank you very much for all that you do in Maryland. Gene and Scott, it’s great to be here with you. The Showtime series Years of Living Dangerously is a brilliant and much needed call  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Highlights Efforts to Strengthen the Middle Class, Protect Public Health and the Environment, October 31st, 2013

Sustainability Forum third in a series focusing on the Administration’s strategic goals    LAUREL, MD — Governor Martin O’Malley today hosted Maryland’s Better Choices, Better Results Forum on Sustainability,  the third in a series of statewide sessions designed to foster an ongoing, collaborative dialogue on strengthening the middle class.  More than 300 stakeholders joined the Governor, cabinet officials and  Read the Rest…

Maryland League of Conservation Voters: Climate Visionary Award, October 29th, 2013

Annapolis, MD Carol [Browner], thank you for your leadership, thank you for your voice and thank you for everything that you continue to do with the Center for American Progress. We in Maryland like to think that we are the center of American progress. (Applause) It feels that way tonight, doesn’t it? It is so  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 Martin O’Malley Appoints Abigail Ross Hopper, Esq. Director of the Maryland Energy Administration, June 12th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced Abigail Ross Hopper as the Director of the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA). Ms. Hopper has served as Governor O’Malley’s Energy Advisor since 2010 and as Acting Director of MEA since 2012. Ms. Hopper will also continue on in her role as Energy Advisor to Governor O’Malley. “We  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on the Passage of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, March 18th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on the final passage of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013: “Offshore wind is a potential win-win-win for Maryland. Today’s vote positions our State for greater job creation and opportunity, while moving us forward toward securing a more sustainable energy future. By advancing  Read the Rest…

American Wind Energy Association, October 11th, 2011

Baltimore, MD Thank you all very much,… To Denise Bode, Jim Lanard, Aileen Kenney, and everyone with the American Wind Energy Association, thank you for your leadership on these issues which are so important to our country, and our ability to create jobs in this changing new economy. Secretary Salazar, welcome to Maryland,… and thank  Read the Rest…

Opening of the First Solar-Tracking Car Charger, August 8th, 2011

Bethesda, MD As Delivered It’s terrific to be in Montgomery County on any day. I want to thank County Executive Mike Blaggat for turning down the thermostat, picking up the wind, working with the good Lord to make this an ideal day to celebrate this new clean, green energy technology. I want to say congratulations  Read the Rest…

Maryland Recognized by Harvard University as a National Leader in Government Innovation, May 1st, 2011

The Maryland Energy Administration’s ‘Generating Clean Horizons’ initiative to compete for the Kennedy School of Government’s ‘Innovations in American Government’ Award ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 1, 2011) – Governor O’Malley today announced that Maryland has been recognized by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University for developing  Read the Rest…