Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency says restoration of the Chesapeake Bay is ahead of schedule for two of three key pollutants, although the cleanup is being held up in some areas by tight budgeting.
Chesapeake Bay scientists say underwater grasses declined more than 20 percent last year, a blow to many fish and other species that need the grass to live or breed.
It’s toxic enough to be declared the newest Superfund site by the federal government. After decades of waiting, a small dump near Dundalk is finally slated to be cleaned up.
A former Dundalk dumping site has been added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund priority list.
Maryland’s bay restoration strategy is underfunded and may not get the job done as promised, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Tuesday.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says proposed budget cuts in Annapolis are threatening bay restoration efforts.
Maryland’s plan for restoring the Chesapeake Bay is now available for public comment.
Chesapeake Bay restoration advocates say Gov. Bob McDonnell’s biennial budget proposal falls short of what’s needed to fund the state’s portion of the bay’s cleanup.
The Environmental Protection Agency says paint-maker Sherwin-Williams has agreed to pay $570,000 for alleged hazardous waste violations at a Baltimore plant.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania says the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and other groups can join a court fight over bay restoration efforts.
One of the nation’s largest homebuilders must pay $625,000 to the federal government and seven states, including Maryland, for stormwater violations.
How has restoration of large ecosystems like the Chesapeake Bay and the Gulf of Mexico changed following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill? That’s what the head of the Environmental Protection Agency will be talking about in Baltimore on Friday.