While the effects on area farmers from a pollution lawsuit filed against a local chicken farmer were profound, they are also being felt by the environmental groups fighting for clean water on the Eastern Shore.
Environmentalists are pushing harder than ever to get big agriculture to keep animal waste out of waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.
Environmentalists are asking a Delaware bankruptcy judge for permission to pursue a federal court appeal in a dispute involving RG Steel’s steel mill in Sparrows Point, Md.
Maryland environmental advocates say they are pleased the General Assembly approved $23.5 million for a fund to fight pollution in the Chesapeake Bay during a hard budget year, but still noted plenty of disappointments in this year’s legislative session.
Maryland’s environmental secretary is calling on the federal government to take a more active role in studying and regulating natural gas drilling.