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Elizabeth Duan

Prior to joining PEER, Elizabeth coordinated events for the nonprofit Women’s Learning Partnership and taught gender studies at Emerson Preparatory School. She has also taught writing at Sidwell Friends School Summer Camp, and organized with New Virginia Majority, Education Reform Now, and Democrats for Education Reform in the Washington, DC area. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where she studied political science and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies.

Climate advocates hope to clean up Maryland’s renewable energy by taking out the trash

by Baltimore Sun | March 16, 2024
Maryland law subsidizes burning trash to create energy as renewable, placing it on par with wind and solar, despite the carbon emissions and air pollution it releases. The WIN Waste incinerator in Baltimore has been categorized as Baltimore’s biggest single source of air pollution. WIN ...

Baltimore County company sued over PFAS in its fertilizer sold in Texas

by Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2024
A Baltimore County company that makes fertilizer using residual material from wastewater treatment plants has been sued by several Texas residents, who allege its products contaminated their farmland with dangerous “forever chemicals.” A Maryland-based nonprofit, called Public ...

Researchers find harmful ‘forever chemicals’ in pesticide used against mosquitoes in Maryland

by Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2021
“Lab tests ordered by environmental groups found harmful chemicals, called PFAS, in a pesticide that Maryland uses for its mosquito control program, the groups said Thursday. “The results for us are extremely disturbing, given the health impacts linked to these forever chemicals ...
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