Students and residents are speaking out against a new trash-burning power plant going up in the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn neighborhoods. They’re worried about potential pollution from the plant, but company officials say the plant will do more to help the environment.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Tuesday in the Baltimore metro area.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.
Maryland is not meeting federal ozone standards and isn’t likely to do so without federal policies to address pollution blowing in from other states.
The Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-47 on Friday for a scaled-back measure to help develop offshore wind off the coast of Ocean City in as soon as five years.
A new report says the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn areas outside Baltimore are among the nation’s most polluted zip codes.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says infrared videos show air pollution coming from natural gas sites springing up across the country.
The new owners of the Sparrows Point steel mill outside Baltimore must pay $135,000 for alleged air pollution violations.
A new report reveals the air you’re breathing in Maryland is some of the most toxic in the nation. But our No. 5 ranking may be misleading.
NASA is continuing low-level flights over the Baltimore-Washington traffic corridor to help improve satellites’ ability to measure air quality.
A program aimed at cleaning up the air in the mid-Atlantic region is encouraging short-haul truck operators serving ports in the region to trade in clunkers for newer vehicles.
A Hagerstown cement plant targeted by federal regulators for alleged air pollution says it’s been trying for nearly three years to get a state permit for its increased sulfur dioxide emissions.