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.
Federal environmental officials say New York missed the deadline for filing its latest Chesapeake Bay restoration plan.
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.
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.
A former Dundalk dumping site has been added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund priority list.