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Delaware Family Becomes Ill After Possible Pesticide Poisoning At ResortA Delaware family is fighting for their lives after becoming seriously ill while on vacation. As Linh Bui reports, federal investigators are trying to find out who's to blame.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
Study: Chesapeake Cleanup Would Bring $22B To RegionSetting a dollar amount on the Chesapeake Bay. A new study released Monday compiled the numbers.
EPA Seeks More Info On Western Md., Superfund SiteThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to learn the extent of groundwater pollution from a Superfund site in Hagerstown.
VP Joe Biden Greets Returning Federal Workers At EPASome federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden.
U.S. Judge Upholds EPA's Chesapeake Bay Cleanup PlanA 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.
Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.
EPA: Mid-Atlantic Air Pollution Down In 2011The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.
Md. Air Station Settles Hazardous Waste ViolationsThe U.S. Navy has agreed to pay $38,500 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River.
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.
CBF Decries House Coal Bill As Election InitiativeThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a bill passed by House Republicans in Washington is an election year move that could threaten bay restoration efforts.
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