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Middle River Regional Jail is a Racial and Climate Justice Issue

Middle River Regional Jail is a Racial and Climate Justice Issue

Despite sustained and widespread community opposition, the Jail Authority of Middle River Regional Jail (MRRJ) in the Shenandoah Valley approved a 14.5 million dollar renovation…
Morgantown Coal Plant to Retire in 2022, Five Years Earlier Than Previously Announced

Morgantown Coal Plant to Retire in 2022, Five Years Earlier Than Previously Announced

Friday, June 11, 2021Contact:  Alex Amend, alex.amend@sierraclub.org ANNAPOLIS — Earlier this week, GenOn Holdings, Inc. announced that it plans to retire units 1 and 2 at the Morgantown…
Your Government and the Valley Proteins Wastewater Grant: Stealing From the Rich and Giving to … Corporations?

Your Government and the Valley Proteins Wastewater Grant: Stealing From the Rich and Giving to … Corporations?

By Christian Baran Valley Proteins, a chicken rendering plant in Dorchester County, is flooding the Chesapeake Bay with the byproducts of its operations, which feature…
For A Reminder, Look to the Sea

For A Reminder, Look to the Sea

By Christian Baran Climate change is abstract. It can be difficult to reconcile information about changing weather patterns or large-scale biodiversity loss with your daily…
Breaking Boundaries and Re-imagining them: Deb Halaand and the Turning Point for Equitable Land Use.

Breaking Boundaries and Re-imagining them: Deb Halaand and the Turning Point for Equitable Land Use.

By: Emily Muniz For too long, the secretary of the interior has been an agent of unjust extraction. The appointment of Deb Haaland offers a…
A Sky [Not so] Full of Stars

A Sky [Not so] Full of Stars

By. Christian Baran Do you remember the last time you saw a night sky filled with stars? Not just a couple littered throughout a hazy…