The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday denied requests from several governors to waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol.
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.
Environmental groups say they are asking the federal Environmental Protection Agency to require toxic chemical release reporting for the oil and gas industry.
The Justice Department says BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to pay $210,000 following surprise inspections at a Baltimore area oil terminal.
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.
Washington schools, firehouses, police stations and city offices are now 100 percent wind powered.
The University of Maryland received a huge grant to help communities keep the Chesapeake Bay clean.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a bill passed by House Republicans in Washington is an election year move that could threaten bay restoration efforts.
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.
With the best hybrids getting about 50 miles to a gallon now, can all new cars really hit 54.5 by 2025?
Sen. Ben Cardin will be in Ocean City this week discussing Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.
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.