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2006
The Chesapeake Spring Edition

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Governor Ehrlich Rejects Smart Growth

by Lisa McGreevy
Endorsement of mega-development near Blackwater Wildlife Refuge puts farmland, wetlands, bald eagles at risk. Development Threatens the Treasured Blackwater Wildlife Refuge

2006 Legislative Session in Annapolis

by Jan Graham
Air, land, and water all affected by bills pending in Annapolis

Letter of the Chair

by Betsy Johnson
Conserving energy is a personal and political responsibility.
While you're waiting for our leaders to catch up, devise your own conservation plan now.

Emergency Contraception Without a Prescription

by By Cliff Terry
Good health policy is also a good environmental policy

Public Funding of Campaigns

by Cliff Tery
Public interest would be better served by public financing of campaigns for the General Assembly

Keeping Up with the General Assembly

by Cliff Terry
From tracking bills to communicating with your delegates or senator, you can find it all on the General Assembly's website

Coming to a Community Near You: An LNG Storage Facility

by Linda Fennell and Imani Kazana
Think a residential area isn't the safest place for LNG storage tanks? The gas company disagrees, and warns neighbors to "get used to it."


Students — This Summer, Learn How to Make a Difference

Sierra Club training will give students the skills to become the next generation's environmental leaders.

In Allegany County, Smart Growth Makes Sense

by Dale Sams
Could any development be more regressive than the proposed Terrapin Run in Allegany County?

Groups Are Active Throughout Maryland

by Mary Corddry
See what Maryland Sierrans are doing to protect the environment in their own communities.

Think about a Habitat Garden for a Spring Project!

by Jim and Teresa Gallion
Your own garden can become a refuge for local wildlife, and for you.

Removing Invasive Plants Restores Habitats in Maryland

by Marc Imlay
Sierrans tackle projects throughout the state to remove invasive plants and give natives a chance to repopulate.

   
   

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