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Md. Chemical Company Blamed For Asbestos In Mont. Town Fights EPA

The federal government is pursuing a tough standard for cleanup of an asbestos-contaminated Montana town that concludes that even a tiny amount of asbestos can cause lung problems.

09/27/2012

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Washington, D.C. Government 100 Percent Wind Powered

Washington schools, firehouses, police stations and city offices are now 100 percent wind powered.

09/25/2012

Chesapeake Bay

Univ. Of Md. Gets EPA Grant To Help Cut Stormwater Runoff

The University of Maryland received a huge grant to help communities keep the Chesapeake Bay clean.

09/24/2012

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CBF Decries House Coal Bill As Election Initiative

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a bill passed by House Republicans in Washington is an election year move that could threaten bay restoration efforts.

09/21/2012

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Lack Of Progress Costs Va. Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Funds

Virginia is losing federal aid for Chesapeake Bay restoration projects because the Environmental Protection Agency is not satisfied with the state’s efforts to address stormwater pollution.

09/11/2012

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U.S. EPA Sets Gas Mileage Standards: 54.5 MPG By 2025

With the best hybrids getting about 50 miles to a gallon now, can all new cars really hit 54.5 by 2025?

08/31/2012

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Cardin On Bay Restoration Panel Discussion

Sen. Ben Cardin will be in Ocean City this week discussing Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.

08/14/2012

Drought

Senators Ask EPA To Relax Corn-To-Fuel Rule

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she is among a group of senators asking the Environmental Protection Agency to relax renewable fuel standards to require less corn. Mikulski says that will help ease corn supply shortages caused by drought conditions this year.

08/09/2012

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Md., Va., Pa. Communities Win Green Streets Grants

Ten communities in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have been selected to receive Green Streets grants to protect the environment as well as create green jobs.

06/26/2012

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W.Va. Farmer Sues Over Chesapeake Pollution Order

A West Virginia chicken farmer is suing the EPA to stop it from imposing wastewater rules on her farm as part of a multi-state effort to clean up Chesapeake Bay.

06/20/2012

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Md. Man Accused Of Selling Bogus Energy Credits

A Maryland man faces trial in a $9.1 million fraud case that is shedding light on problems in a renewable energy credits program run by the Environmental Protection Agency.

06/18/2012

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EPA Proposes Stricter Standards For Soot Pollution

Responding to a lawsuit from 11 states, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new air quality standards to lower the amount of soot that can be released into the air.

06/15/2012

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