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A Democratic candidate for House of Delegates in Baltimore County faces tens of thousands in unpaid fines related to lead paint hazards at a Baltimore city property. Hasan M. “Jay” Jalisi faces...
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2014/10/28 05:17
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ROCKVILLE, Md. - A new study shows eliminating pollution to the Conowingo Dam will improve the Chesapeake Bay's health more than any other policy currently implemented in the state. The nonpartisan...
2014/10/27 23:18
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The new owners of the site of the former Sparrows Point steel mill paid $110 million last month to acquire the 3,100-acre property, according to state land records. Michael Pedone, chief operating...
2014/10/24 22:17
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Poultry Farmers Fined Over Issues with Annual ReportPoultry Farmers Fined Over Issues with Annual Report The Maryland Department of the Environment recently fined 104 farms across the state for...
2014/10/22 18:18
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Nearly one in five large Maryland chicken farms has been fined recently, state regulators have disclosed, because the growers failed to file information required annually outlining what they did to...
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The practical implications of a judge’s decision that the export project at Dominion Cove Point in Lusby must still meet local zoning ordinances despite the county’s attempt to exempt the company from...
2014/10/17 03:17
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Raw sewage leaked into the Gwynns Falls from a broken sewer pipe for eight days before utility crews were able to repair it two weeks ago, city officials disclosed Thursday. The Department of Public...
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When tenant Tawanna King discovered mold in a corner at the top of her hall closet and beneath the kitchen sink in the condo she rents in the Center Court complex on Stedwick Road in Montgomery...
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Fracking companies have worked very hard to shield from public scrutiny and examination information about the toxic chemicals they are injecting into the environment. They have also resisted...
2014/10/10 21:22
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Some 32 projects that mitigate potential environmental damage in natural areas along the Intercounty Connector have been completed in Montgomery County. The 18-mile state-operated tollway opened from...
2014/10/10 12:17
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Regarding your recent article on tougher pollution controls at coal-fired power plants, such restrictions should be required, not just proposed ("New coal plant pollution controls eyed," Oct....
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CAROLINE COUNTY, Md.- State Troopers are investigating a collision involving two tractor trailers in Caroline County. Police say the crash happened on Oct. 9 around 7:30 a.m. on Route 404 and Route...
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WASHINGTON — Two railroad industry trade groups have quietly asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to drop its requirement that rail carriers transporting large volumes of Bakken crude oil...
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BALTIMORE (AP) - A Maryland panel has advanced new protections against smog pollution proposed by the Maryland Department of the Environment. The Air Quality Control Advisory Council formally...
2014/10/06 14:17
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It is time to plug the loopholes for coal-fired power plants in Maryland ("New coal plant pollution controls eyed," Sept. 13). A report by the Maryland Department of the Environment found that many...
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Miles beneath Southern Maryland’s water table, a valuable and ancient resource lies hidden in the rock: 240 million-year-old natural gas basins. Although not as substantial as the massive Marcellus...
2014/09/29 03:17
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The decades-long decline in lead-poisoned children in Maryland has essentially stalled, but state officials said Thursday they are taking steps in the coming months to address gaps in the marathon...
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Miles beneath Southern Maryland’s water table, another valuable and ancient resource lies hidden in the rock: 240 million-year-old natural gas basins. Although not as substantial as the massive...
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At its meeting Tuesday, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to award a $2.6 million contract to extend the existing Appeal Landfill utilities to Dominion’s offsite area “A” on Route...
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George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our...
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