Tagged as Smart Growth

04/04/2019
By Preservation Maryland

Civil Wars Trails Historic Signage Goes Green

Civil War Trails, Inc. is the non-profit behind nearly 150 historic interpretive signs across Maryland and a thousand more across the U.S. All of their signs are now 100% recyclable and they have been accepted into the Maryland Green Registry.

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04/01/2019
By Preservation Maryland

Oxon Cove Land Swap Discussions Continue

While talks with Washington’s NFL team about building its next stadium at Oxon Cove National Park have ceased, the Hogan administration is continuing to pursue the land swap without any meaningful consultation with local officials, the affected communities or the public. The proposal sets a concerning precedent where state lands could be traded away without any public input or a transparent and open process.

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The federal Opportunity Zones program is a new reinvestment and redevelopment tool that is available to nearly 150 designated areas of Maryland including many in rural areas of the state.

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Tagged In: Advocacy, Smart Growth,

At a public hearing held by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) on February 27, Smart Growth Maryland and its partners in the Smarter Growth Alliance for Charles County spoke out against Georgetown University’s plans to clear-cut 240 acres of Southern Maryland’s largest forest for an industrial-scale solar facility.

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