So.. Your Plan is to Move the School Closer to the Superfund Site?

Ever discover something a little late into the process? “You aren’t eating those blackberries, are you?.. Didn’t you know this is a Superfund site?” The president of the neighborhood association was looking at me with concern as my blue stained … Continued

The Coconut Weirdo Tree

Giving children a chance to name things in nature invites them to use their imagination and observation skills and to claim the right to categorize things. Anderson tells the children the common name so they can communicate with people outside the class, but which is the more memorable and descriptive name: Monkey Weirdo Tree, or Horse Chestnut?

Rebecca Rehr, MEHN

Rebecca Rehr, Maryland Environmental Health Network, describes the health effects of pollution and urges the Maryland Department of the Environment to adopt regulations for coal burning power plants that are equal or better than the ones which Governor Hogan withdrew from publication when he took office.

Tricia Sheehan, Mom’s Clean Air Force, talks about how her child and thousands of other children fight for breath because of air pollution

Tricia Sheehan, Mom’s Clean Air Force Eastern Field Director, tells the Maryland Department of the Environment how her children have suffered from air pollution and urged the department to make emission limits more stringent than those they have proposed.

George Alverson testifies on emission regulations for coal burning power plants in Maryland

George Alverson testifies before the Maryland Department of the Environment. He implored the Department to offer stronger regulations than those Gov. Hogan withdrew when he assumed office and to “reject the system averaging scheme.”

11: Testimony for stronger emission regulations for coal burning power plants

David Rebstock testifies in favor of stronger emission regulations on coal burning power plants in Maryland to protect the health of our citizens. He testified as a hearing on proposed emission regulations at the Maryland Department of the Environment.