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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Maryland Department of the Environment is reminding state residents that this is Drinking Water Week.
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.
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.
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.
Maryland Congressman John P. Sarbanes says environmental education must be a national priority.
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.