Environment

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Winter Is Good Time To Spot Bald Eagles In Md.

When the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, bald eagles had nearly disappeared from most of the United States. The lower 48 states were home to barely 400 nesting pairs of bald eagles, due primarily to widespread use of the pesticide DDT.

01/16/2013

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Volunteers Sought To Teach Children About The Bay

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is seeking volunteers to teach children about the Chesapeake Bay and other state waterways.

01/15/2013

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Md. Family Still Feeling Impact From Poultry Suit

For three long years, farmer Alan Hudson and his wife were the defendants in the pollution lawsuit filed by the Waterkeeper Alliance. Hudson, who works his 100-year-old family farm in Berlin, said the impact on his family has been enormous and long-lasting.

01/08/2013

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JHU Students Urge Divestment Of Fossil Fuel Stocks

Hundreds of Johns Hopkins University students are calling on the university administration to divest itself of fossil fuel holdings.

12/25/2012

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Miller Wants Debate On Wind Bill

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday he will consider changes to the Senate Finance Committee, if that is necessary to advance an offshore wind measure to the full Senate for debate in the upcoming legislative session.

12/11/2012

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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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