Montgomery County

In a first for the state of Maryland, Montgomery County approved a near ban of fossil fuels in new buildings.

A silver, modern looking building on a street corner
By Farragutful - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

The County Council of the most populous county in Maryland – composed of 1.1 million people – unanimously passed this measure that would require new buildings to be nearly all-electric 2026. They overcame opposition from Washington Gas, Pepco, and local chambers of commerce to deliver this massive victory for people and the planet.

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