Environment

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Maryland On Track To Meet Obama’s Clean Climate Plan

Cutting America’s carbon footprint to lessen the impact of climate change is going to be a challenge for states.

08/04/2015

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Barrels By The Bay Hopes To Help Lower Bay Pollution

Sen. Ben Cardin and Maryland middle school students painted rain barrels at the Maryland Zoo Friday morning.

07/24/2015

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US Appeals Court Upholds EPA Plan To Clean Up Chesapeake Bay

A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab.

07/06/2015

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How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.

06/18/2015

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Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change Action

Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.

06/11/2015

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Appeals Court Sides With EPA On Air Pollution Limits

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency complied with the law in deciding which areas of the country failed to meet federal limits on smog-forming pollution that can cause asthma and respiratory illness.

06/02/2015

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Md. Teens Prepare For Environmental Education Competition

Maryland students are preparing for the first round of an environmental education competition.

03/28/2015

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Western Md. Coalition Seeks Looser Gas Drilling Regulations

A coalition of western Maryland landowners, businesses and labor groups says the state’s proposed rules for natural gas drilling go too far.

02/11/2015

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Md. Among Greenest States In U.S.

Maryland’s top-10 ranking could mean more money for the state and its efforts to protect the environment. The survey comes from a national organization that tracks the number of green buildings in each state.

02/08/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

Chesapeake Bay health

Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, But Not Enough

It averages out to a D+: the same grade the last time the bay’s health was measured in 2012.

01/05/2015

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New Study Says Wind Energy Has Double Benefits

A new study released Thursday find a double benefit from increasing wind energy in Maryland.

12/04/2014

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