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Baltimore Sun
Council told of shortage of resources to prevent lead poisoningThousands of rental homes in Baltimore are believed to contain dangerous lead p
Council told of shortage of resources to prevent lead poisoning
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Thousands of rental homes in Baltimore are believed to contain dangerous lead paint, but the city has money to repair only 230 of them over the next three years, a top housing official testified Thursday. At a City Hall hearing called in response to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Curtis Bay plant faulted for releasing 12 times more nitrogen into bay than permittedA Curtis Bay manganese processing plant that is the largest industrial polluter
Curtis Bay plant faulted for releasing 12 times more nitrogen into bay than permitted
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
A Curtis Bay manganese processing plant that is the largest industrial polluter of Maryland waterways has, for the past two years, dumped 12 times more nitrogen into a Patapsco River tributary than its permit allows, state officials acknowledged... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Md. launches investigation into 'invalid' lead-paint certificatesState officials are urging nearly 400 families to find out whether their childr
Md. launches investigation into 'invalid' lead-paint certificates
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
State officials are urging nearly 400 families to find out whether their children may have lead poisoning after launching an investigation of a private inspector who they say improperly certified rental properties as lead-free. The Maryland... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Rawlings-Blake: Snow cleanup helped by lessons from 'Snowmageddon'Baltimore City transportation crews towed 50 vehicles parked along snow emergen
Rawlings-Blake: Snow cleanup helped by lessons from 'Snowmageddon'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Baltimore City transportation crews towed 50 vehicles parked along snow emergency routes and nearly a dozen other vehicles abandoned after getting stuck on Interstate 83 and other city roads. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said that is an... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hogan: 'We're as prepared as we can possibly be'Hatless, gloveless and wearing a lightweight leather bomber jacket, Gov. Larry
Hogan: 'We're as prepared as we can possibly be'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Hatless, gloveless and wearing a lightweight leather bomber jacket, Gov. Larry Hogan didn't look dressed for the impending weather when he received a quick tour of the Annapolis State Highway Administration plant midday Friday. The temperature had... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Water quality advocates press for reforms as city negotiates new deadline to stop sewage leaksAfter Baltimore missed a court-imposed deadline to fix its leaky, antiquated se
Water quality advocates press for reforms as city negotiates new deadline to stop sewage leaks
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
After Baltimore missed a court-imposed deadline to fix its leaky, antiquated sewer system by the end of 2015, environmental groups are pressing for more explicit water quality improvement goals and more aggressive policing of sewage spills they argue... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former Sparrows Point steel mill renamed 'Tradepoint Atlantic'The old Sparrows Point steel mill property has a new name: Tradepoint Atlantic.
Former Sparrows Point steel mill renamed 'Tradepoint Atlantic'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
The old Sparrows Point steel mill property has a new name: Tradepoint Atlantic. Tradepoint Atlantic replaces Sparrows Point Terminal as the name of the company that bought the shuttered steel mill in 2014 with plans to redevelop the property as an... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City Council plans hearing into why hundreds of children still get lead poisoningThe Baltimore City Council announced plans Monday to hold an investigative hear
City Council plans hearing into why hundreds of children still get lead poisoning
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
The Baltimore City Council announced plans Monday to hold an investigative hearing into why hundreds of children are still getting lead poisoning — a preventable condition officials vowed to eradicate six years ago. In response to a Baltimore Sun... Read more

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