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D.C. Water Adopts System To Make Power, Fertilizer

This is a topic that one must approach delicately so as not to offend the reader’s sensibilities, but since it is a matter of importance for which you may receive a bill for some portion of $470 million, we start out with an analogy.

04/13/2014

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New Fertilizer Restrictions Get Some Farmers Heated

Since people began saving seeds and growing food, they have used animal waste for fertilizer. The government is citing safety to restrict such practices.

11/22/2013

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Md. Withdraws Proposed Fertilizer Regulations Amid Farmers’ Concerns

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is withdrawing proposed fertilizer regulations.

11/18/2013

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Farmers Express Concern About Fertilizer Rules

Eastern Shore farmers are expressing concerns about new rules relating to how they apply poultry manure to their crops.

10/09/2013

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New Fertilizer Regulations Aimed To Cut Chesapeake Bay Pollution

Maryland agriculture officials say new fertilizer regulations may be phased in over the next year, instead of being implemented all at once in the fall.

09/06/2013

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Md. Withdraws Emergency Status Of Fertilizer Rules

Maryland’s Agriculture Department on Monday withdrew a request to accelerate implementation of proposed regulations aimed at reducing pollution from fertilizer in the Chesapeake Bay after critics said the state was moving too fast.

08/26/2013

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Some Question MDE Finding On Contaminated Wells

Some farmers are questioning findings by state environmental officials that sewage used as fertilizer is responsible for groundwater contamination in Wicomico County.

05/05/2013

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Sushi Staple Helping Farmers Fight Bay Pollution

The daikon radish, a staple at sushi bars worldwide, is helping Maryland farmers fight Chesapeake Bay pollution.

02/23/2012

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Md. Farmers Offer Bay-Friendly Gardening Tips

Maryland farmers are offering homeowners tips on bay-friendly backyard gardening practices.

02/17/2012

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EPA: Md. Fertilizer Law To Help Bay Cleanup

If taking care of your lawn means using fertilizer, Maryland has some new rules in force.

05/19/2011

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O’Malley To Sign Bill Limiting Lawn Fertilizer Use

A bill limiting the use of lawn fertilizers, a growing source of Chesapeake Bay pollution, is to be signed into law this week.

05/18/2011

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Cardin Urges Careful Lawn Fertilizer Use

The park where Sen. Ben Cardin and environmentalists gathered Monday to report on lawn fertilizer’s harmful effects on the Chesapeake Bay made the point for them: the lawn includes a grassy patch on a pier jutting over the harbor where any excess fertilizer threatens to run into the harbor and help fuel oxygen-robbing algae growing in the water.

03/28/2011

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