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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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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

chesapeake bay water

N.Y. Late In Filing Chesapeake Cleanup Plan

Federal environmental officials say New York missed the deadline for filing its latest Chesapeake Bay restoration plan.

04/03/2012

chesapeake bay water

Bay Restoration Ahead Of Schedule, Funding Tight

The Environmental Protection Agency says restoration of the Chesapeake Bay is ahead of schedule for two of three key pollutants, although the cleanup is being held up in some areas by tight budgeting.

03/30/2012

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EPA To Grant Federal Money To Clean Up Toxic Dundalk Dump

It’s toxic enough to be declared the newest Superfund site by the federal government. After decades of waiting, a small dump near Dundalk is finally slated to be cleaned up.

03/15/2012

EPA

Maryland Dump Added To EPA Superfund List

A former Dundalk dumping site has been added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund priority list.

03/13/2012

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