Creating a Greener, Healthier City

We have worked diligently to pass legislation that would provide more funding for recreation and parks. A Bill we worked on was ultimately amended onto another, HB 462, and on Monday we celebrated a major victory when that piece of legislation was signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan. The City will ultimately receive $6 million annually for Recreation and Parks. These funds can be used to realize my vision to build high quality recreation facilities, create better programming and better upkeep our parks.

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Baltimore is World’s First City to Generate Electricity from Waterway-Reclaimed Litter

Tentative agreement will allow trash collected by the Inner Harbor Water Wheel to fuel electricity for Baltimore homes.

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Winners of Growing Green Design Competition Announced

Winners of the Growing Green Design Competition: Vacant Lots Transformed winning projects were awarded nearly $300,000 for design and construction.

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IMAGE: Mayor Rawlings-Blake poses with Turtle, mascot of the Growing Green Initiative

Baltimore Energy Initiative Launches

The Baltimore Energy Initiative (BEI) is a multi-agency, city-wide program to expand and streamline the City's energy conservation programs and education and outreach efforts.

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IMAGE: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces the Baltimore Energy Initiative