Everyone plays an important role in protecting the region’s water and watersheds. That message is paramount at the upcoming H2O Summit, an event produced through a partnership between WSSC and Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection on Saturday, March 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Plaza. […]
The Montgomery County Council unanimously gave tentative approval on March 4 to a limited master plan amendment for the Ten Mile Creek area of Clarksburg that stays close to the original density projected in the 1994 Master Plan for the emerging community, but takes significant steps to protect the long-term health of a watershed area […]
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) officials are warning residents to avoid a sanitary sewer overflow area near 6120 Executive Boulevard in Rockville. According to a WSSC news release, the overflow occurred at 11:15 a.m. on March 1 and ended that afternoon at 4:30 p.m. It is estimated that 15,810 gallons of untreated, diluted wastewater entered […]
Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), has announced it is delaying the opening of Little Seneca Lake in Black Hill Regional Park and Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park because of icy conditions caused by ongoing cold weather. According to the announcement, both lakes will remain closed for […]
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Maryland placed second in its ranking of the Top 10 States for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED). The list highlights the regions around the country leading the movement for sustainable building design, construction and operation. Utilizing less energy and water, LEED-certified spaces save money for […]
Brookside Gardens will hold its annual Green Matters Symposium on Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find out more in this report: For more information or to register visit BrooksideGardens.org. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
Clean Currents, a Silver Spring-based provider of renewable energy for residents and businesses, posted a message today (Jan. 31) on its website that the company is discontinuing service. “We are writing to inform you, with deep regret, that the recent extreme weather, which sent the wholesale electricity market into unchartered territories, has fatally compromised our […]
Spring starts in January at Brookside Gardens with a global collection of plants that is sure to please your senses. Find out how you and your organization can take a tour in this report. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For detailed information on tours visit brooksidegardens.org.
Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is known as being an advocate for the environment, having sponsored a host of measures aimed at protection. This week, he has taken another step in that mission by introducing a package of bills that address climate change. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view […]
During the morning County Council session on Jan. 28, Councilmember Roger Berliner will introduce a package of 13 measures addressing long-term protection of the environment and the use of clean energy. All 13 measures have at least five Councilmembers as co-sponsors. Public hearings will be held on 11 of the measures on Feb. 11, and […]