Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S. environmental policy.
Hundreds of dead fish are floating to the surface in the Inner Harbor and Patapsco River. Right now, it’s a mystery what’s causing it. It’s the first fish kill of the season.
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.
With some in the state legislature moving to repeal the so-called “rain tax,” those in favor of keeping it promise a fight.
A Maryland environmental official is starting a tour around the state to talk about efforts to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is looking for riders to evaluate a new off-road vehicle trail in the Savage River State Forest.
The state of Maryland is pumping more money into scrap tire collection.
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is completing one of the biggest overhauls in its 32-year history with a massive new centerpiece exhibit that features 1,000 animals and 3,000 hand-sculpted coral replicas as their environment.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to release a greenhouse gas reduction plan.
Washington, D.C., and states within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making progress to reduce pollution flowing into the hobbled estuary but none is on track to meet cleanup commitments set this year, an analysis by environmental groups concludes.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Tuesday in the Baltimore metro area.
Scientists knew oysters were good for the bay but they never knew how good until now.