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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

EPA

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

Natural gas, gas drilling

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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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

wind power

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

chesapeake bay water

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

chesapeake bay water

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

chesapeake bay water

Cardin On Bay Restoration Panel Discussion

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

08/14/2012

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