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Earth Day 2020: We need to go big because we can’t go home

Earth Day 2020: We need to go big because we can’t go home

by Allison King, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring 2018

Earth Day used to mean something.  Now, when it rolls around each year on April 22, we pick up some trash or sponsor a poster contest, but that's not enough. The conservation of our planet is important now more than ever. Of the 31% of Earth’s forests, 80% of those have been destroyed due to deforestation. The last male northern white rhinoceros died at the end of March 2018, leaving the species to inevita...

Which way does the wind blow? The future of clean air in Maryland is at stake.

Which way does the wind blow? The future of clean air in Maryland is at stake.

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

Under the Clean Air Act, Maryland has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to require Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia to continuously run their air pollution controls during the ozone season (May 1 to October 31). These controls are used to maintain the purity of the air standa...

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