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The Daily Record
Maryland officials reviewing Obama’s greenhouse gas limitsANNAPOLIS — Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is taking some time to
Maryland officials reviewing Obama’s greenhouse gas limits
The Daily Record / Posted 22 hours ago
ANNAPOLIS — Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is taking some time to review the impact of President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, while Maryland Democrats already were praising the plan released... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Maryland Officials Reviewing Obama's Greenhouse Gas LimitsANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is taking so
Maryland Officials Reviewing Obama's Greenhouse Gas Limits
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is taking some time to review the impact of President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, while Maryland Democrats already were praising the plan... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
State sees no threat to rare species from coal mine's growthThe Maryland Department of the Environment says the growth of a coal mine near
State sees no threat to rare species from coal mine's growth
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
The Maryland Department of the Environment says the growth of a coal mine near Grantsville is unlikely to threaten two rare aquatic species. The agency is proposing that Maryland Energy Resources be allowed to double the amount of treated mine... Read more
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Washington Post
WSSC closes Patuxent River recreational area after sewage spillWSSC contractors repair a broken sewer main in Olney on July 28. Sewage that sp
WSSC closes Patuxent River recreational area after sewage spill
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
WSSC contractors repair a broken sewer main in Olney on July 28. Sewage that spilled from the broken main ended up in a tributary to the Patuxent River, prompting WSSC to close a recreational area on the river for 30 days. (Washington Suburban... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland's regulation SWAT teamGov. Larry Hogan has taken a well-worn page from the right-wing handbook and an
Maryland's regulation SWAT team
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Larry Hogan has taken a well-worn page from the right-wing handbook and announced the appointment of a panel of business executives to identify state regulations that should be dismantled. It's tempting to dismiss the panel as a sop to his... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Construction nearly finished on Bel Air craft breweryPhillip Rhudy says he's trying to use as many locally-sourced products and serv
Construction nearly finished on Bel Air craft brewery
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Phillip Rhudy says he's trying to use as many locally-sourced products and services as possible in constructing his new Bel Air craft brewery and in the beer he'll be making there. "We have 12 acres of barley planted now at Hawk's Meadow Farm [in... Read more
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South Maryland News
MetCom pays fines while sewer plant is upgradedThe St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission, the county’s central water and s
MetCom pays fines while sewer plant is upgraded
South Maryland News / Posted 7 days ago
The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission, the county’s central water and sewer provider, is being fined $100 by the state for every day that it exceeds new nitrogen output levels. The Marlay-Taylor sewage treatment plant in Lexington Park is... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New Hogan smog plan fails to satisfy power plants, environmentalistsMaryland regulators unveiled Tuesday a plan for reducing smog-forming pollution
New Hogan smog plan fails to satisfy power plants, environmentalists
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Maryland regulators unveiled Tuesday a plan for reducing smog-forming pollution from coal-burning power plants, but it drew criticism from both the industry and environmentalists. George S. "Tad" Aburn Jr., air-quality chief for the Maryland... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
One way to stop flooding in Overbrook: demolish housesMore than 30 victims of flooding in Overbrook met Thursday to consider their op
One way to stop flooding in Overbrook: demolish houses
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
More than 30 victims of flooding in Overbrook met Thursday to consider their options, none of them good. Baltimore County in March offered the neighborhood seven options for solving flooding issues, but almost all of the options would include razing... Read more
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South Maryland News
St. Mary’s recycling rate now at 45 percentA state mandate calls for St. Mary’s County to recycle 20 percent of its trash.
St. Mary’s recycling rate now at 45 percent
South Maryland News / Posted 12 days ago
A state mandate calls for St. Mary’s County to recycle 20 percent of its trash. The rate is up to 45 percent now, the county commissioners were told Tuesday. When recycling began in earnest in St. Mary’s County in 1994, the rate was 16.75 percent... Read more
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South Maryland News
Neighbors against planned power plant in BrandywineAbout 40 people came to a Maryland Public Service Commission hearing Tuesday to
Neighbors against planned power plant in Brandywine
South Maryland News / Posted 12 days ago
About 40 people came to a Maryland Public Service Commission hearing Tuesday to voice their concerns about a proposed natural gas-fueled power plant owned by Mattawoman Energy LLC. The plant was first proposed as an 859-megawatt plant, but was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Heat advisory, air quality alert issued for Baltimore amid nearly 100 degree tempsAs temperatures reached nearly 100 degrees in Baltimore Sunday afternoon, the N
Heat advisory, air quality alert issued for Baltimore amid nearly 100 degree temps
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
As temperatures reached nearly 100 degrees in Baltimore Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a heat advisory. With extreme heat and humidity expected to continue this week, an air quality alert was also issued for the region on... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mental, physical ailments linger for cyclists injured in crashesIt has been more than three years since John Hill suffered serious injuries whe
Mental, physical ailments linger for cyclists injured in crashes
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
It has been more than three years since John Hill suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle along Route 155 near Havre de Grace, but he still lives with chronic pain that has robbed him of the ability to work and do... Read more
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South Maryland News
Planning Calvert’s future water use poses challlengesClimate change and population increases are expected to threaten the supply of
Planning Calvert’s future water use poses challlenges
South Maryland News / Posted 19 days ago
Climate change and population increases are expected to threaten the supply of Southern Maryland’s primary source of drinking and agricultural water: aquifers. Albert Tucker, the president of the board of trustees for the Chesapeake Environmental... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
As Gov. Hogan goes to work, supporters don green wristbandsAs Gov. Larry Hogan returned to work Thursday after five days of chemotherapy,
As Gov. Hogan goes to work, supporters don green wristbands
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
As Gov. Larry Hogan returned to work Thursday after five days of chemotherapy, friends and supporters were going green in solidarity with his fight against cancer. Hogan's Facebook page displayed a picture of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and... Read more
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