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Chesapeake Bay health

Study: Chesapeake Cleanup Would Bring $22B To Region

Setting a dollar amount on the Chesapeake Bay. A new study released Monday compiled the numbers.

10/06/2014

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State Health Officials Urge Md. Residents To Take Precautions Against West Nile Virus

State health officials are urging Maryland residents to take precaution to protect themselves from mosquitoes which could be carrying diseases like the West Nile Virus.

07/18/2014

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Maryland Renews Pledge To Help Clean Up Chesapeake

No one thing has left the Chesapeake Bay struggling—so now, more things are about to be taken on.

06/17/2014

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Challenge To Chesapeake Cleanup Tests EPA Power

Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S. environmental policy.

04/29/2014

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Bay Foundation: 2 Amicus Briefs Back Cleanup

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says more friend-of-the-court briefs have been filed in support of a massive restoration of the estuary.

04/23/2014

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EPA Seeks More Info On Western Md., Superfund Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to learn the extent of groundwater pollution from a Superfund site in Hagerstown.

04/22/2014

lead paint

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

air pollution

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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