Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Maryland’s Landfills

The Environmental Integrity Project’s examination of state and federal data reveals that Maryland’s municipal waste landfills release far more greenhouse gases than was previously thought, making these landfills the single… Read more

Environmental Justice and Refinery Pollution

A 2015 federal Clean Air Act rule requires oil refineries to install air pollution monitors at their boundaries to identify benzene emissions escaping into surrounding neighborhoods. Whenever the monitoring results… Read more

Troubled Waters for LNG

According to EIP's analysis, at least 10 proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects that have been approved for construction by regulators are now delayed by at least a year,… Read more

Stormwater Backup in the Chesapeake Region

During a time of growing rainfall, flooding, and runoff pollution caused by climate change and increasing development, this report documents how Pennsylvania and Maryland have gone backwards in their efforts… Read more

A Right to Clean Air and Pure Water

This survey explores municipal governments and their authorities with respect to the zoning and approval of oil and gas uses in Pennsylvania. While there is a good deal of understanding… Read more

Breath to the People

The Environmental Integrity Project analyzed emission data reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) in 2018, which tracks air releases from over 15,500 facilities, to determine… Read more