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January 24, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Raskin To Kick Off Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Climate activists will gather to take a plunge in the Potomac River on Saturday.   Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), an advocate for environmental protection, will kick off the 15th annual Polar Bear Plunge at 10 am. It is organized by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) every January. The organization works to bring awareness and combat global warming in the […]

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November 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hunger Strikers Fault County’s Climate Policies

A handful of environmentalists took their protest of the Montgomery County climate policies to the County Council on Tuesday, sitting quietly during the third-floor session, after considering their next moves in the Council Office Building’s second-floor cafeteria The group, a loose confederation of several organizations, protested outside the Executive Office Building last month. One of […]

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September 27, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Elrich Leads County Delegation at International Climate Gathering in New York

Montgomery County Executive March Elrich has been leading a delegation this week at Climate Week NYC, an international gathering of government and business leaders who are paving the way on ambitious climate action. Elrich, who was on the forefront of making Montgomery the first county in the U.S. to declare a “climate emergency” in 2017, […]

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February 25, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Elrich Ready to Take On Climate Emergency

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is tackling climate change with one big step that can affect our local community. Elrich testified at the Economic Matters Committee hearing in Annapolis in support of a bill that would allow the state to adopt the Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. Through the CCA, local governments can purchase clean and […]

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August 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Activists Consider Ways County Can Combat Climate Change

About 80 climate activists came together Tuesday to discuss ways Montgomery can take the next step in enacting policy changes in reaction to last year’s County Council resolution declaring a “climate emergency.” The activists broke off into smaller workgroups that then presented ideas to the larger body. “The theme that’s coming out of … the […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Lily Qi Talks Economic Development on Montgomery Al Dia (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s latest economic development efforts were discussed on the county’s Spanish language radio show this week. Take a look: You can find out more about the county’s economic development efforts, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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