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Panel Delays Final Vote On Smog Protections

A Maryland panel has given provisional approval to new protections against smog, but some environmental groups are not happy that a final vote has been delayed for a month.



EPA Warehouse Needs Cleanup; Feces, Mold Found

The Environmental Protection Agency has some cleaning up of its own to do.



Md. Counties Mixed In Responding To New Growth Law

A Charles County official says the county is working to strike a balance between developing urban areas and preserving rural landscapes.


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Feds To Take Baltimore Environmental Justice Tour

Environmental justice is the focus of a tour in Baltimore by federal and local officials. Officials with the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Forest Service plan to visit a Baltimore middle school along with city officials on Tuesday to see work being done to confront environmental justice challenges.


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Green Outhouse In Md. Anchors Educational Project

A composting outhouse in the western Maryland town of Mount Savage is providing environmental education as well as convenience.


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Environment Maryland: Trash To Energy To Hurt Recycling

An environmental group says the Maryland governor’s decision to sign a trash incineration bill will hurt recycling efforts.



Fort Detrick Environmental Studies Get Review

The Army takes another look at possible groundwater contamination around Fort Detrick.


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Proposed Md. Nuke Unit Passes Environmental Review

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says an environmental review hasn’t found anything to prevent licensing of a third nuclear reactor at the Calvert Cliffs power plant in Lusby.



Md. Permanently Closes 3 State Forest ATV Trails

The state of Maryland says it’s permanently closing three off-road vehicle trails to curb environmental damage.


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O’Malley To Attend BayStat Meeting

Gov. Martin O’Malley is assembling his team of environmental advisers to weigh the state of the Chesapeake Bay.


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Green Events Pave The Way To Earth Day

Earth Day is this Friday and environmental activities are being held across the region this week to raise environmental awareness.


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USDA: Voluntary Bay Efforts Working, More Needed

More needs to be done to keep farm runoff from reaching the Chesapeake Bay, even though voluntary incentive-based efforts by farmers have helped, according to a USDA report released Tuesday.