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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

(Credit: AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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

(Credit: AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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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Developers Await Fort Ritchie Environmental Study

An Army attorney says the Army hasn’t funded an environmental assessment needed to proceed with redevelopment of the former Fort Ritchie in western Maryland.

04/15/2012

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5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

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Gardeners, Students Team Up For Wetlands Project

Every week for the last two months, McDaniel College students have been teaming up with Carroll County master gardeners and neighbors near Westminster’s King Park to help transform an eyesore in the park into a thriving wetland.

04/06/2012

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Floating Wetlands To Expand In Inner Harbor

Baltimore’s floating wetlands are growing.

04/02/2012

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