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States Announce Deal To Cut Greenhouse Gases

A multi-state agreement calls for a 45 percent reduction next year in allowable greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

02/07/2013

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Auto Emissions Fell 20% In 5 Years

America’s CO2 emissions may have reached a 20-year low. But why?

10/17/2012

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Prince George’s Co. Fire Warns Residents Of Heat, Poor Air Quality

Prince George’s County fire officials are warning residents to be aware of unhealthy air quality.

06/10/2012

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Environment Report: Maryland Not Meeting Ozone Standards

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.

04/30/2012

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Groups Applaud Closing Of Coal-Fired Power Plant

Environmental groups say an aging, coal-fired power plant in Washington County that is being closed by FirstEnergy along with five others did not comply with Maryland’s 2006 Healthy Air Act.

01/26/2012