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EPA Seeks More Info On Western Md., Superfund Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to learn the extent of groundwater pollution from a Superfund site in Hagerstown.

04/22/2014

VP Joe Biden Greets Returning Federal Workers At EPA

Some federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden.

10/17/2013

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U.S. Judge Upholds EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

A judge rejected a bid by farm industry and home builders’ groups to block federal and state pollution limits designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction along waterways and agricultural runoff.

09/14/2013

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

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EPA: Mid-Atlantic Air Pollution Down In 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.

01/16/2013

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Md. Air Station Settles Hazardous Waste Violations

The U.S. Navy has agreed to pay $38,500 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River.

10/24/2012

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Md. Chemical Company Blamed For Asbestos In Mont. Town Fights EPA

The federal government is pursuing a tough standard for cleanup of an asbestos-contaminated Montana town that concludes that even a tiny amount of asbestos can cause lung problems.

09/27/2012

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CBF Decries House Coal Bill As Election Initiative

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a bill passed by House Republicans in Washington is an election year move that could threaten bay restoration efforts.

09/21/2012

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Environmental Law Experts Discuss Impact Of Rio+20

Environmental law experts are gathering this week in Baltimore where they will discuss the development of global environmental law following the Rio+20 conference.

07/02/2012

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EPA Proposes Stricter Standards For Soot Pollution

Responding to a lawsuit from 11 states, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new air quality standards to lower the amount of soot that can be released into the air.

06/15/2012

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EPA Assesses States’ Chesapeake Restoration Plans

The Environmental Protection Agency is urging New York to submit its overdue state plan for cutting pollution that flows into Chesapeake Bay, part of an effort by all six bay watershed states and the District of Columbia, a top EPA official said Thursday.

05/31/2012

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CBF Defends EPA Model In Bay Restoration Lawsuit

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is defending the model used by the Environmental Protection Agency to create the federal agency’s restoration strategy for the bay.

04/23/2012

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