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Maryland Sees Little Risk To Water From Fracking

Maryland environmental regulators see little risk of water contamination from hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in far western Maryland.

10/03/2014

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Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Prince George’s County

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says customers in areas of Prince George’s County no longer need to boil their water prior to use.

09/05/2014

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CDC: 3 Of 5 Pools Tested Positive For Fecal Contamination

The CDC says public swimming pools are contaminated with fecal matter a majority of the time.

05/17/2013

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Md. Environmentalists To Announce Wicomico Groundwater Response

Maryland environmental officials plan to brief residents on how they will respond to groundwater contamination in Wicomico County.

04/30/2013

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FDA Warned Mass. Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Of ‘Possible Contamination’ In 2006

More cases of meningitis and more deaths. WJZ has new details about the outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections: The maker of the drug was warned about the potential for disaster.

10/20/2012

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Army Post Has No Plans For Contamination Warnings

The chief environmental officer for Fort Detrick says the Army has no plans to post signs warning of potential chemical contamination in surface water.

07/21/2012

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Western Md. Town Getting More Reliable Clean Water

About 450 people in western Maryland own of Mount Savage are getting more reliable drinking water.

04/16/2012

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Audit Finds Pollutants Contaminating Severn River

A new study says thousands of pounds of pollutants are running into the Severn River, and that many residential and commercial drainage systems that should be stopping the contamination are in disrepair.

11/26/2011

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Basin At Naval Academy Closed By Sewage Leak

Anne Arundel County Health officials have closed a basin along the Severn River because of a sewage leak.

11/20/2011

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E. Coli Scare Prompts Tyson To Recall Ground Beef

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef that might be contaminated with E. coli.

09/28/2011

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Residents Near Fort Detrick Voice Concerns Of Cancer Cluster

Hundreds of people who live near Fort Detrick died from cancer or are living with it. Now, one by one, they’re coming forward with grave accusations against the military base.

09/17/2011

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