December 5, 2014
A December 3 Capital Gazette article reported that Governor-Elect Larry Hogan plans to introduce legislation to repeal the 2012 legislation that required 10 counties  to adopt a stormwater remediation fee (dubbed the "rain tax" by the fee's opponents).  The affected counties include:  Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's. (Read more
 Environment and Land Use News      

Calvert County, Maryland Coastal Resiliency Pilot Featured in National Report     


MACo & COG to Host MS4 Permit Discussion on December 19    


More Rental Housing Subject to Maryland Lead Law Starting January 1, 2015   


LEAD Maryland Symposium Explored The Changing Face of Maryland Agriculture    


Counties in the News     
Other News You Can Use    
Corporate Partner Profile: Washington Gas Energy Services

Washington Gas Energy Services Recognized with EPA Green Power Leadership Award

Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. (WGES), a subsidiary of WGL, and a  MACo Silver Partner, announced in November that it has received a 2014 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country's leading green power suppliers for efforts to grow and advance the nation's voluntary green power market.(Read more)  


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