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Bay Weekly
Yellow Perch Are the Severn River’s Vital SignWorks now gets $70 million a year to stop runoff. Yet difficulty getting permit
Yellow Perch Are the Severn River’s Vital Sign
Bay Weekly / Posted yesterday
Works now gets $70 million a year to stop runoff. Yet difficulty getting permits continues. Permits must come from both the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Army Corps of Engineers. The new head of Maryland Department of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Blue Water Baltimore seeking legal role in city’s court-ordered $1.2B sewer system overhaulBaltimore intervenes or not, we're listening to them and engaging with citizens
Blue Water Baltimore seeking legal role in city’s court-ordered $1.2B sewer system overhaul
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Baltimore intervenes or not, we're listening to them and engaging with citizens who want more progress and less sewage," Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles said in a statement. "We do too, and are committed to working... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Code Orange Air Quality Alert In EffectBaltimore, MD (WJZ)– The Maryland department of the environment has issued a co
Code Orange Air Quality Alert In Effect
CBS Baltimore / Posted 8 days ago
Baltimore, MD (WJZ)– The Maryland department of the environment has issued a code orange air quality alert today for the Baltimore metro area. This means air pollution around the area may become unhealthy for sensitive groups including children,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Bel Air will pay EPA $35,000 for 2014 stormwater management violationspermit for stormwater management associated with industrial activities, namely
Bel Air will pay EPA $35,000 for 2014 stormwater management violations
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
permit for stormwater management associated with industrial activities, namely the public works building, from the Maryland Department of the Environment; has purchased licenses to use ArcGIS mapping for more accurate maps of all town... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland's corrosive groundwaterand regulated? The federal government requires no check for lead or other conta
Maryland's corrosive groundwater
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
and regulated? The federal government requires no check for lead or other contaminants in well water, nor does the Maryland Department of the Environment. Some counties may require initial tests for potability in a new well, but none... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Houston company Targa withdraws plans to ship crude oil through Baltimoreloading operations at a facility it operates in Fairfield. The project had bee
Houston company Targa withdraws plans to ship crude oil through Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
loading operations at a facility it operates in Fairfield. The project had been in limbo for more than a year, after the Maryland Department of the Environment told Targa officials last June it would not approve the company's plans unless the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Boat catches fire near Sparrows PointLt. Tim Rostkowski, another spokesman. Baltimore City firefighters joined coun
Boat catches fire near Sparrows Point
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Lt. Tim Rostkowski, another spokesman. Baltimore City firefighters joined county firefighters in fighting the blaze. The Maryland Department of the Environment and the Natural Resources Police also responded to the fire. One person was taken to... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
State regulators tentatively OK coal mine's growth planGRANTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving te
State regulators tentatively OK coal mine's growth plan
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
GRANTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving tentative approval to a permit that would enable expansion of the Casselman Coal Mine near Grantsville. Documents obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press show that the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Sunken Boat Spills 100 Gallons Of Fuel Into Gunpowder Riveraccording to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Harford County Emergen
Sunken Boat Spills 100 Gallons Of Fuel Into Gunpowder River
CBS Baltimore / Posted 25 days ago
according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Harford County Emergency Management, the Maryland Natural Resources Police and the Maryland Department of the Environment has also responded to the scene, in the 100 block of Breakwater C... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
EPA rules that air is unhealthy near Anne Arundel power plant, rejecting protests by stateorders by the EPA. To meet EPA standards, plant owners can be required to make
EPA rules that air is unhealthy near Anne Arundel power plant, rejecting protests by state
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
orders by the EPA. To meet EPA standards, plant owners can be required to make expensive upgrades to clean up emissions. Maryland Department of the Environment officials could not immediately be reached for comment. This story will be... Read more

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