SCMaglev Opposition
MCRT SCMagLev DEIS Comments Submission
Position Papers (Click on title to open paper)

General

Community​

Economic

 

Environmental

Safety


Health and Human Impacts

  • SCMagLev- Electromagnetic Fields and Human Health

Environmental Justice

Agency & Other Organization's Comments Opposing the SCMagLev

 

Other Information

​The following organizations, non-profits, community groups, local elected officials, and more have all expressed their opposition to the construction of the proposed Baltimore-Washington Maglev project.

 

Environmental Non-Profits:

  • 295 Coalition

  • American Bird Conservancy

  • Anacostia Riverkeeper

  • Anacostia Watershed Society

  • Audubon Mid-Atlantic

  • Audubon Naturalist Society

  • Audubon Society of Central Maryland

  • Baltimore Bird Club

  • Baltimore MARC Riders

  • Beaverdam Creek Watershed Watch Group

  • Bikemore

  • Blue Water Baltimore

  • Carroll County Bird Club

  • Celebrate the Greenbelt Forest Preserve

  • Chapman Forest Foundation

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation

  • Chesapeake Conservancy

  • Chesapeake Legal Alliance

  • Citizens to Conserve and Restore Indian Creek

  • City Wildlife

  • Clean Water Action

  • Coalition for Smarter Growth

  • DC Audubon Society

  • Defenders of Wildlife

  • Defensores de la Cuenca

  • Downtown Residents Advocacy Network

  • Frederick Bird Club

  • Friends of Patuxent Research Refuge

  • Friends of Quincy Run Watershed

  • Greenbelt Advocates for Environmental and Social Justice

  • Greenbelt Climate Action Network

  • Howard County Bird Club

  • Maryland Entomological Society

  • Maryland Legislative Coalition- Climate Justice Wing

  • Maryland Native Plant Society

  • Maryland Ornithological Society

  • Maryland Sierra Club

  • Mattawoman Watershed Society

  • Montgomery Bird Club

  • National Parks Conservation Association

  • National Wildlife Refuge Association

  • NeighborSpace of Baltimore County

  • Old-Growth Forest Network

  • Patuxent Bird Club

  • Patuxent Riverkeeper

  • Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust

  • Port Towns Environmental Action

  • Prince George's Audubon Society

  • Rachel Carson Council

  • Safe Skies Maryland

  • Southern Maryland Audubon Society

  • Takoma Park Mobilization Environment Committee

  • Talbot County Bird Club

  • Tri-county Bird Club

  • Waterkeepers Chesapeake

 

Elected Officials:

  • Sen. Malcolm Augustine (District 47)

  • Sen. Pam Beidle (District 32)

  • Sen. Paul Pinsky (District 22)

  • Sen. Jim Rosapepe (District 21)

  • Del. Mark S. Chang (District 32)

  • Del. Diana Fennel (District 47A)

  • Del. Wanika Fisher (District 47B)

  • Del. Anne Healey (District 22)

  • Del. Julian Ivey (District 47A)

  • Del. Mary Lehman (District 21)

  • Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith (District 23A)

  • Del. Alonzo Washington (District 22)

  • Del. Nicole Williams (District 22)

  • Del. Barbra Frush (District 21)

  • Del. Joseline Pena Melnyk (District 21)

  • Del. Ben Barnes (District 21)

  • Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks

  • Anne Arundel County Council Chair Sarah Lacey (District 1)

  • Anne Arundel County Council Member Alison Pickard (District 2)

  • Berwyn Heights Mayor Amanda Dewey

  • Bladensburg Mayor Takisha James

  • College Park Mayor Patrick Wojan

  • Colmar Manor Mayor Sadara Barrow

  • Cottage City Commission Chair Wanda Wheatley

  • Greenbelt Mayor Colin Byrd

  • Landover Hills Mayor Jeffrey Schomisch

  • Laurel Mayor Craig Moe

  • New Carrolton Mayor Duane Rosenberg

  • Prince George's County Council Chair Calvin Hawkins (At-Large)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker (District 8)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Derrick Davis (District 6)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Tom Dernoga (District 1)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Mel Franklin (At-Large)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (District 3)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Sydney Harrison (District 9)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Jolene Ivey (District 5)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Rodney Streeter (District 7)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Deni Taveras (District 2)

  • Prince George's County Council Member Todd Turner (District 4)

  • Homeowners Associations/Citizen Groups:

  • Bladensburg Citizens Against the SCMaglev

  • Eastpines Citizens Association

  • Glendale Citizens Association

  • Greenbelt East Advisory Coalition

  • Linthicum Shipley Improvement Association

  • Montpelier Woods Homeowners Association

  • Prince George’s County Young Democrats

  • West Baltimore Project

  • Westport Neighborhood Association Woodland Community

Others that have expressed concerns:

  • Amtrak

  • U.S. Department of Interior

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife

  • Maryland League of Conservation Voters

  • National Park Service

  • NASA