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Baltimore Sun
State restricts shellfish harvesting in some waterways over bacteria concernsand clam digging in upriver portions of the Harris Creek and Cummings Creek, tr
State restricts shellfish harvesting in some waterways over bacteria concerns
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
and clam digging in upriver portions of the Harris Creek and Cummings Creek, tributaries of the Choptank River. The Maryland Department of the Environment found unacceptable bacteria levels in portions of the waterway as it conducted regular... Read more
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The Daily Record
Maryland releases suggested revisions to gas drilling planfracturing in an effort to add safeguards for public health and the environment
Maryland releases suggested revisions to gas drilling plan
The Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
fracturing in an effort to add safeguards for public health and the environment, a state agency announced Wednesday. The Maryland Department of the Environment released issue papers with tentative suggestions for revisions after an 18-month... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
David A. KerrShepherd College. He proudly served in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps from
David A. Kerr
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Shepherd College. He proudly served in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps from 1962 to 1964. He had been employed by the Maryland Department of the Environment, and Washington County Health Department for 34 years as a Public Health Sanitarian;... Read more
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The Daily Record
Md. releases proposed revisions to gas drilling plan— The state of Maryland has released some proposed revisions to regulations for
Md. releases proposed revisions to gas drilling plan
The Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
— The state of Maryland has released some proposed revisions to regulations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The Maryland Department of the Environment released them Wednesday, after an 18-month review of proposed regulations. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Md. Releases Proposed Revisions to Gas Drilling PlanThe state of Maryland has released some proposed revisions to regulations for h
Md. Releases Proposed Revisions to Gas Drilling Plan
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
The state of Maryland has released some proposed revisions to regulations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The Maryland Department of the Environment released them Wednesday, after an 18-month review of proposed regulations. The... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland to hold series of public meetings on future of fracking6 p.m. Wednesday at Allegany College in Cumberland, 12401 Willowbrook Road SE,
Maryland to hold series of public meetings on future of fracking
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
6 p.m. Wednesday at Allegany College in Cumberland, 12401 Willowbrook Road SE, Room CE 12-14; • 6 p.m. Monday at the Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore, 1800 Washington Blvd., first floor conference room; and, • 6 p.m. June... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Sewer overflows detected in Baltimore after heavy rainof Public Works officials said they would calculate the amount of overflows fro
Sewer overflows detected in Baltimore after heavy rain
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
of Public Works officials said they would calculate the amount of overflows from the discharges and report them to the Maryland Department of the Environment. The city Health Department has been notified, officials said. The overflows were... Read more
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The Daily Record
How suing the government has changed since Espinato something. “That is a logical consequence,” he said. Harrell also spoke ab
How suing the government has changed since Espina
The Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
to something. “That is a logical consequence,” he said. Harrell also spoke about the divided court’s decision in Litz v. Maryland Department of the Environment, in which he wrote the majority opinion finding government inaction can constitute... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Dorchester County Council OK's Landfill Vertical Expansionneighbors who live near the giant pile of trash are not happy. "We're in the s
Dorchester County Council OK's Landfill Vertical Expansion
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
neighbors who live near the giant pile of trash are not happy. "We're in the spot where we either have to go up, or the Maryland Department of the Environment would tell us to permit a transfer station where the trash would be loaded on trucks... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Region may have excessive sulfur dioxide emissions, EPA saysestablish a state implementation plan, an outline of steps to be taken to impro
Region may have excessive sulfur dioxide emissions, EPA says
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
establish a state implementation plan, an outline of steps to be taken to improve air quality, according to the EPA. The Maryland Department of the Environment intends to challenge the EPA's preliminary decision, said MDE spokesman Jay... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland challenges EPA over finding that Anne Arundel power plant likely violates clean air rules2. The EPA deemed the data "persuasive evidence" that air quality violations a
Maryland challenges EPA over finding that Anne Arundel power plant likely violates clean air rules
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
2. The EPA deemed the data "persuasive evidence" that air quality violations are occurring at Wagner. Officials with the Maryland Department of the Environment disagree. George S. "Tad" Aburn, director of air and radiation management for the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Floatilla in harbor raises awareness for water qualitydeadline to repair the sewer system, the city entered into a new agreement with
Floatilla in harbor raises awareness for water quality
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
deadline to repair the sewer system, the city entered into a new agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment on June 1 to spend $1.2 billion on fixing the system over the next 15 years to prevent... Read more
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The Daily Record
Maryland sets public meetings on gas drilling rulesThe Maryland Department of the Environment says it will hold three public meeti
Maryland sets public meetings on gas drilling rules
The Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
The Maryland Department of the Environment says it will hold three public meetings this month to discuss proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the state. The agency said in a statement Thursday evening that the first... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Officials have few answers for Baltimore residents weary of sewage backupsRudy S. Chow, director of the city's Department of Public Works, said he couldn
Officials have few answers for Baltimore residents weary of sewage backups
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Rudy S. Chow, director of the city's Department of Public Works, said he couldn't guarantee the 60 people gathered at Maryland Department of the Environment headquarters that sewage backups would end by 2021. That is the deadline environmental... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Proposal Would Give Baltimore Several More Years To Repair Sewer Systemextension for repairs and upgrades to its sewer system has been proposed by the
Proposal Would Give Baltimore Several More Years To Repair Sewer System
CBS Baltimore / Posted 24 days ago
extension for repairs and upgrades to its sewer system has been proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment. WJZ’s Alex DeMetrick reports it’s a repair job that started in 2002, and will take... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trespass incident at Peach Bottom nuclear plant handled appropriately, Harford and federal officials saybeen handled," Hopkins said. The notification sent to Ayers also went to the M
Trespass incident at Peach Bottom nuclear plant handled appropriately, Harford and federal officials say
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
been handled," Hopkins said. The notification sent to Ayers also went to the Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment, according to Hopkins. "They had the situation well under control, and the key thing... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Report: Md. Beaches Are On A 4-Year Clean Streakadvisories more than 98 percent of the time last summer, the fourth year in a r
Report: Md. Beaches Are On A 4-Year Clean Streak
CBS Baltimore / Posted 27 days ago
advisories more than 98 percent of the time last summer, the fourth year in a row that that mark was hit, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Healthy Beaches 2016 Progress Report. The state monitored a total of 186 beaches,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Reclaiming Curtis Bayof resistance against this environmental injustice. And now the incinerator pla
Reclaiming Curtis Bay
Baltimore Sun / Posted 30 days ago
of resistance against this environmental injustice. And now the incinerator plans are collapsing. This spring, the Maryland Department of the Environment responded to pressure from residents and determined that the incinerator company's... Read more

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