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Campaign launched to educate Maryland residents about 100 percent renewable energy

Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center is deploying dozens of door-knockers this summer in a major effort to educate Maryland residents about the prospects for shifting to 100 percent clean, renewable energy.

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News Release | Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center

Solar in Baltimore continues to grow

Solar in Baltimore grew 57% from 2015 to 2016, according to new research released today by Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center.

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News Release | Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center

Baltimore’s health at risk with 143 dirty air days in 2015

Air pollution remains a major threat to our health, according to a new report from Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center, Our Health at Risk: Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air? In 2015, people here in Baltimore experienced 143 unhealthy air pollution days, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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Report | Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center

Shining Cities 2017

Solar power grew at a record-breaking pace in 2016. The United States now has 42 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy capacity, enough to power 8.3 million homes and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 52.3 million metric tons annually.1 Hundreds of thousands of Americans, especially in our cities, have invested in their own solar panels or solar projects in their communities and millions more are ready to join them.

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News Release | Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center

Governor Hogan could double the benefits of reducing power plant pollution

As the federal government attempts to roll back programs that limit air pollution, seen most recently when yesterday Trump signed an executive order to reverse many Obama-era climate efforts such as the Clean Power Plan, Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center released a new report showing that Governor Hogan could double the benefits of reducing power plant pollution.

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