Ariel Cassell

MD Lawmakers Put $195M in Federal Funds at Risk by Gutting Key Part of Landmark “Climate Solutions Now Act”

MD Lawmakers Put $195M in Federal Funds at Risk by Gutting Key Part of Landmark “Climate Solutions Now Act” With funeral music from a New Orleans-style brass band on Lawyers Mall, climate groups saw a new amendment could kill part of the Building Energy Performance Standards that are key to winning a major U.S. EPA […]

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D.C. Attorney General and Climate Advocates Urge PSC to Pause Costly Gas Pipeline Project

Last week, the D.C. Attorney General (DCAG) asked the D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) to “reconsider and reverse” its February decision granting Washington Gas an additional $50 million for its costly methane gas pipeline replacement project known as Project Pipes.

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Joint Statement on Weakening of Maryland’s Building Energy Performance Standards

Joint Statement on Weakening of Maryland’s Building Energy Performance Standards We are appalled and angered that lawmakers are trying to roll back a key provision of the Climate Solutions Now Act, the Building Energy Performance Standard (BEPS) through an obscure and questionable process.   The budget agreement this year includes amendment language that would force MDE

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Extreme Weather is Costing Tax Dollars, Lawmakers Must Act to Protect Maryland

Extreme Weather is Costing Tax Dollars, Lawmakers Must Act to Protect Maryland Hidden Extreme-Weather Taxes will Increase if Maryland Does Not Pass Landmark RENEW Act. ANNAPOLIS, MD — On Thursday, March 7, lawmakers and advocates will hold a press conference in the Senate Media Room of the Miller Senate Office Building calling on the General

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ICYMI: D.C. Councilmember Allen Joins Interfaith, Housing, Climate Advocates Pushing to End Wasteful Fossil Fuel Investments

D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen yesterday joined a coalition of interfaith, housing, and climate advocates to call on the District to invest in a healthier, more affordable future by ending wasteful fossil fuel investments.

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