Environmental Protection Agency
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.
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.
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.
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.