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Missing the Mark in the Chesapeake Bay: A Report Card for the Phase I Watershed Implementation Plans

Missing the Mark in the Chesapeake Bay: A Report Card for the Phase I Watershed Implementation Plans, CPR White Paper 1102

Type: Reports (Jan. 24, 2011)
PDF: Missing the Mark in the Chesapeake Bay: A Report Card for the Phase I Watershed Implementation Plans, CPR White Paper 1102
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Author(s): William Andreen, Robert Glicksman, Rena Steinzor, Yee Huang, Shana Campbell Jones
Tags: Pennsylvania TMDL WIPs Maryland Virginia Chesapeake
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Back to Basics: An Agenda for the Maryland General Assembly to Protect the Environment, October 2011.

Type: Reports (Oct. 20, 2011)
PDF: Back to Basics: An Agenda for the Maryland General Assembly to Protect the Environment, CPR White Paper 1110, by CPR Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and CPR Policy Analyst Yee Huang, October 2011.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Yee Huang
Tags: enforcement Maryland Chesapeake
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Going Too Easy? Maryland's Criminal Enforcement of Water Pollution Laws Protecting the Chesapeake Bay, CPR White Paper 1212, September 2012, by Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and Policy Analyst Aimee Simpson.

Type: Reports (Sept. 21, 2012)
PDF: Going Too Easy? Maryland's Criminal Enforcement of Water Pollution Laws Protecting the Chesapeake Bay, CPR White Paper 1212, September 2012, by Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and Policy Analyst Aimee Simpson.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Anne Havemann
Tags: Maryland Chesapeake
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Falling Behind: Processing and Enforcing Permits for Animal Agriculture in Maryland is Lagging, by CPR President Rena Steinzor and CPR Policy Analyst Anne Havemann, November 2013.

Type: Reports (Nov. 20, 2013)
PDF: Falling Behind: Processing and Enforcing Permits for Animal Agriculture in Maryland is Lagging, CPR Issue Alert #1310, by CPR President Rena Steinzor and CPR Policy Analyst Anne Havemann, November 2013.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Anne Havemann
Tags: CAFO TMDL Maryland poultry Chesapeake
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Why are polluters getting discounts?

Why are polluters getting discounts?, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (Dec. 28, 2013)
PDF: Why are polluters getting discounts?
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement Maryland
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint Letter to Maryland Department of the Environment urging prompt release of 2015 ‘Frosh Report.’

Joint letter to Benjamin Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment, from CPR Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and others, urging prompt release of 2015 "Frosh Report," assessing the Department's enforcement activities.

Type: Letters to Agencies (Dec. 17, 2015)
PDF: Letter to Benjamin Grumbles, Secretary Maryland Department of the Environment, December 17, 2015, from CPR Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and others, urging prompt release of 2015 Frosh Report.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement Maryland
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Evan Isaacson's testimony on the Poulty Litter Management Act before the Maryland House Environment and Transportation Committee, February 24, 2016.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 24, 2016)
PDF: Evan Isaacson's testimony on the Poulty Litter Management Act before the Maryland House Environment and Transportation Committee, February 24, 2016.
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Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

Joint letter from Clean Water Coalition to Ben Grumbles, chair, Chesapeake Executive Council, re accounting for climate change

Joint letter from Clean Water Coalition to Ben Grumbles, chair, Chesapeake Executive Council, re accounting for climate change, November 28, 2017.

Type: Letters to Agencies (Nov. 28, 2017)
PDF: Letter to Chesapeake Executive Council. Joint letter from Clean Water Coalition to Ben Grumbles, chair, re accounting for climate change, November 28, 2017.
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Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

State pollution-permitting must be reformed to adapt to climate change

Writing in the Bay Journal, David Flores focuses on Maryland's pollution permitting and its impact on the Chesapeake Bay

Type: Op-Eds (Nov. 1, 2018)
PDF: State pollution-permitting must be reformed to adapt to climate change
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Author(s): David Flores
Tags: Chesapeake Maryland TMDL
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Pollution Trading in Maryland: Three Fundamental Flaws in MDE’s Regulations

A short summary of key points from Trading Away Clean Water Progress in Maryland.

Type: Reports (Dec. 18, 2017)
PDF: Pollution Trading in Maryland: Three Fundamental Flaws in MDE’s Regulations
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Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment

New Report Finds Dangerous Nitrate Pollution in Maryland Drinking Water

Dangerous nitrate pollution has contaminated private drinking water wells and public water utilities in several regions across the United States, posing a significant threat to people's health. A new report from CPR indicates that this problem has reached Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, an agricultural area that's home to hundreds of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and millions of chickens.

Type: News Releases (Oct. 21, 2020)
PDF: Tainted Tap Report News Release
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Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment