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Environmental Groups Sue WSSC Over Plant

Environmental groups are suing the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission for alleged Clean Water Act violations, claiming a water filtration plant Potomac is polluting the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay.

02/12/2014

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8 States, Including Md., Join Forces To Promote Clean Cars

Eight states, including Maryland, pledged Thursday to work together to dramatically multiply the number of zero-emission cars on the nation’s roads by speeding the construction of charging stations and other infrastructure.

10/24/2013

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Man Takes Mower To National Mall During Government Shutdown

One man has taken it upon himself to mow and clean up the grounds around the Lincoln Memorial during the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Conowingo Dam Relicensing Process May Shed Light On Bay Pollution

The Clean Chesapeake Coalition hopes the Conowingo Dam’s relicensing process will create an opportunity to address concerns about the dam’s role in Chesapeake Bay pollution.

07/02/2013

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Carnival Pride To End Departures From Port Of Baltimore

A major blow for the Port of Baltimore. Carnival Cruise Line is pulling out of Charm City for good, taking millions of dollars and tens of thousands of passengers with it.

06/27/2013

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Ocean City Ranked Among Nation’s Cleanest Beaches

In Ocean City, water is the draw. And in an annual survey of the nation’s beaches, Ocean City water is among the cleanest in the U.S.

06/27/2013

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You May Want To Clean Your Purse

Your mother always told you to wash your hands, but she probably never mentioned your handbag.

06/13/2013

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Bay Foundation Says Law Firm Threat To Restoration

A Baltimore law firm is asking rural counties to band together to challenge the new federally led Chesapeake Bay restoration strategy, something a foundation dedicated to the bay’s health called one of the most serious attacks on clean water it has seen in Maryland.

11/14/2012

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Cut Back On Energy Use By Letting Dishes Dry Naturally

A more energy-efficient way to run your dishwasher. Wash only full loads and use the shortest cycle that will get your dishes clean.

08/03/2012

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How To Clean A Soiled Mattress

Follow these steps so that you and your family can sleep on fresher bedding by nightfall.

02/22/2012

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Alliance Of Businesses & Local Govts. Working To Clean Inner Harbor Waters

Water in the Inner Harbor is so unhealthy, going for a swim might end with a tetanus shot.

12/14/2011

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Fort Meade To Remove Trash From Landfill

A contractor is planning to remove some of the trash from a landfill at Fort Meade.

09/20/2011

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