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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

AP

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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EPA Assesses States’ Chesapeake Restoration Plans

The Environmental Protection Agency is urging New York to submit its overdue state plan for cutting pollution that flows into Chesapeake Bay, part of an effort by all six bay watershed states and the District of Columbia, a top EPA official said Thursday.

05/31/2012

Faucet, Water

Md. Reminds Residents It’s Drinking Water Week

The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding state residents that this is Drinking Water Week.

05/08/2012

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Environment Report: Maryland Not Meeting Ozone Standards

Maryland is not meeting federal ozone standards and isn’t likely to do so without federal policies to address pollution blowing in from other states.

04/30/2012

Ben Cardin

Cardin To Chair Hearing On Wildlife, Wetlands

Bills to protect wetlands, migratory bird habitat and restore the Delaware River basin are among measures to be discussed at a Senate hearing chaired by Sen. Ben Cardin.

04/24/2012

EPA

CBF Defends EPA Model In Bay Restoration Lawsuit

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is defending the model used by the Environmental Protection Agency to create the federal agency’s restoration strategy for the bay.

04/23/2012

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Sarbanes: Environmental Education Must Be Priority

Maryland Congressman John P. Sarbanes says environmental education must be a national priority.

04/17/2012

EPA

Feds Fund Food Production On Old Md. Mine Land

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is helping convert old coal-mining land in western Maryland into greenhouses to grow food for Frostburg State University students.

04/12/2012

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