EPA

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

sarbanes

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

dump

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

chesapeake bay water

Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Md. Plan Underfunded

Maryland’s bay restoration strategy is underfunded and may not get the job done as promised, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Tuesday.

03/13/2012

chesapeake bay water

EPA Evaluates States’ Chesapeake Bay Plans

An Environmental Protection Agency official says West Virginia has made the most improvement on its Chesapeake Bay restoration plans, and Pennsylvania has the most work to do.

02/17/2012

chesapeake bay water

Obama Budget Cuts Overall EPA Funding, Increases Chesapeake Bay Program

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says President Barack Obama’s election-year budget has more money for the Environmental Protection Agency’s main program to restore the Chesapeake Bay, but other bay-related programs will see cuts.

02/13/2012

air pollution

Md. Among 11 States Suing EPA Over Soot Rules

New York and 10 other states have filed a lawsuit designed to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue new regulations on soot pollution.

02/10/2012

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