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Attorney General Forum

Friday, May 20

12:00 – 12:30pm

via Zoom

Three of the four candidates for attorney general – Anthony Brown, Katie Curran O’Malley, and Jim Shalleck have agreed to answer questions related to the role the office plays in defending the environment.

The program will take place on Zoom and is expected to last 30 minutes. The program is offered for free. REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND. (If you are not available to attend at the time of the program, you may still register to receive a link to the recording after the program has ended.)

WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT WHO BECOMES OUR NEXT AG

Did you know that the Trump Administration tried to replace the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan from 2015? The proposed plan failed to regulate greenhouse gas emissions or other harmful air pollutants from coal and oil-burning power plants. Fortunately, the Maryland Office of Attorney General joined the fight challenging the rule change in court and won victory for clean air.

Did you know it was the Office of Attorney General that negotiated a $35.5 million settlement for the State of Maryland with Volkswagen as a result of their violation of our air quality control laws?

This election year, the position of Attorney General is one of three open statewide seats. Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund wants to ensure voters are aware of the importance of the role of Attorney General in advancing and defending environmental policies. 

All four registered Attorney General candidates were invited to participate in the forum. Republican candidate Michael Anthony Peroutka did not respond to our invitation.