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Area Churches Hold Animal Blessing

Churches around Washington were welcoming cats, dogs, goldfish and other household pets for a special blessing.

10/08/2012

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NSF Funds Md., Del. Climate Change Education

Teachers in Maryland and Delaware are getting help in teaching about climate change.

08/16/2012

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Cardin To Take Part In Climate Change Hearing

Maryland Sen. Benjamin Cardin is scheduled to take part in a hearing on climate change.

08/01/2012

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Legislative Panel Approves New Septic Regulations

A panel of Maryland lawmakers has approved regulations requiring new construction to use the best technology in septic systems to fight pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.

07/25/2012

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Baltimore, Prince George’s County, Eastern Shore Get Green Streets Grants

Communities in Baltimore, Prince George’s County and the Eastern Shore are among those selected to receive Green Streets grants to protect the environment as well as create green jobs.

06/27/2012

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Md., Va., Pa. Communities Win Green Streets Grants

Ten communities in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have been selected to receive Green Streets grants to protect the environment as well as create green jobs.

06/26/2012

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Chesapeake Energy Gives $500K Following Blowout

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says Chesapeake Energy will donate $500,000 for Susquehanna River water quality monitoring.

06/14/2012

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Bay Foundation Watching Sparrows Point Shutdown

A Chesapeake Bay Foundation attorney says the environmental group is keeping a close eye on the shutdown of the Sparrows Point steel mill outside Baltimore.

05/31/2012

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Controlled Burn Bans Can Leave Farmers Buried

For the past five years, the remnants of Freddy Chandler’s old chickenhouse have sat piled up on his Pittsville farm. When he looks at it, he not only sees an eyesore, but also a $9,000 price tag for removal, which the retiree on a limited income just can’t afford.

05/21/2012

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Easton Recycling Program To Begin July 1

Easton’s curbside recycling program is set to begin July 1.

05/10/2012

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Floating Wetlands Grow In Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Cleaning the Inner Harbor one plant at a time. Dozens of wetlands are now floating in front of the World Trade Center.

04/20/2012

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Chesapeake Bay Gets D+ In New Report Card

Heavy rains and a hot summer harmed the Chesapeake Bay’s health last year, earning it the second worst grade on a yearly report card issued Tuesday by the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science.

04/17/2012

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