Environmental Protection Agency
A federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt or approve new pollution standards for the Anacostia River.
Maryland Rep. Andy Harris’ first bill, which would reauthorize the study of algae blooms and dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay, made it out of a subcommittee a day after he voted to limit the power of the federal Environmental Protection Agency to enforce the Clean Water Act.
After promising consequences if states in the Chesapeake watershed don’t do more to clean up the bay, the federal EPA says some positive results are turning up.
Fruit growers in seven Eastern states have a new weapon for fighting the brown marmorated stink bug.
A federal complaint accuses the owner of a Hagerstown cement plant of violating the Clean Air Act and polluting the air.
An organization representing sewer authorities nationwide says it is also seeking to join a court fight over Chesapeake Bay restoration.
A report by a panel of scientists and environmentalists raises new questions about the ambitious plan to restore the Chesapeake Bay, including the effectiveness of tracking pollution-reduction goals and how climate change could alter in the bay’s recovery effort.
Maryland’s secretary of the environment says he’s joining counterparts in five other states who are seeking an overhaul of the federal Toxic Substances Control Act.
From the unrest in the Middle East to the summer season approaching, gas prices keep rising. Drivers are being warned they’re only going to go higher.
The Environmental Protection Agency has named a new senior adviser to lead the agency’s massive Chesapeake Bay restoration.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency says a Pennsylvania firm has agreed to pay a $62,130 penalty to settle allegations it did not report ammonia releases as required by law.
An official with the American Farm Bureau Federation says his group supports conservation measures, but is concerned about increasing federal environmental regulation.