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Small Amounts Of Lead Can Change Children’s Lives Forever

Older homes in older cities mean a higher risk of lead poisoning. Children are especially at risk of lead poisoning. Now the Environmental Protection Agency is taking another step to keep Baltimore’s children safe.

10/24/2013

VP Joe Biden Greets Returning Federal Workers At EPA

Some federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden.

10/17/2013

EPA Redevelopment

$400,000 EPA Grant To Turn Contaminated Properties Into New Development

Turning rundown property into something new is common enough but turning around property with hazardous material has become something of a specialty in Baltimore.

06/10/2013

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EPA Warehouse Needs Cleanup; Feces, Mold Found

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

06/03/2013

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EPA: Mid-Atlantic Air Pollution Down In 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says releases of toxic air pollutants were down in 2011 in the Mid-Atlantic.

01/16/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Maryland, 6 Other States Will Sue EPA Over Drilling Methane

New York and six other states, including Maryland, say they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.

12/11/2012

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Ford Hybrids’ Fuel Economy Failing To Live Up To EPA Ratings?

Ford Hybrids may not be the gas savers they promise to be.

11/27/2012

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EPA Turns Down Gov. O’Malley’s Request For Ethanol Waiver

The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday denied requests from several governors to waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol.

11/16/2012

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EPA Official Hopeful On Gas Drilling Study

A top official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is optimistic that a project examining natural gas hydraulic fracturing and drinking water will provide comprehensive guidelines to help scientists and the public identify the key issues.

11/09/2012

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Toxic Release Reports Sought For Oil, Gas Drilling

Environmental groups say they are asking the federal Environmental Protection Agency to require toxic chemical release reporting for the oil and gas industry.

10/24/2012

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BP To Pay $210K Following Spill Response Drills

The Justice Department says BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to pay $210,000 following surprise inspections at a Baltimore area oil terminal.

09/27/2012

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