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Oakland Partly Emptied After Fuel Mishap

A tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of propane overturned on a sharp curve in Oakland’s downtown business district Wednesday morning, prompting evacuation of about half the town, including 45 jail inmates, as a precaution, a county official said.

04/16/2014

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Md. Seeks $100,000 Fine For Pilot Fuel Tank Leaks

The Maryland Department of the Environment is seeking a $100,000 fine from truck stop operator Pilot Flying J for alleged water pollution from leaky underground fuel tanks near Hagerstown.

12/06/2013

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Several Lanes Blocked On I-95N At MD 100

Maryland State Police are working to clean up a fuel spill after an accident on I-95 northbound at MD 100.

09/24/2013

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Thieves Get Away With $20,000 Worth Of Diesel Fuel

About $20,000 worth of diesel fuel is stolen from a local fueling company, and the getaway truck is caught on camera.

08/07/2013

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Carnival Pride To End Departures From Port Of Baltimore

A major blow for the Port of Baltimore. Carnival Cruise Line is pulling out of Charm City for good, taking millions of dollars and tens of thousands of passengers with it.

06/27/2013

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Md. Bans ‘Sky Lanterns,’ Citing Fire Hazard

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says it’s banning a type of burning, airborne decoration called a “sky lantern.”

02/15/2013

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Tanker Carrying Fuel Ignites, Spewing Runoff In Back Creek

A tanker truck delivering fuel to a marina in Annapolis caught fire Tuesday afternoon, creating a potential Hazmat situation.

02/12/2013

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Fuel Economy Is Buyer’s #1 Criteria

The results of a recent study reveals some interesting priorities of car shoppers.

01/22/2013

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To Boost Fuel Economy, GM Turns To Tire Technology

Tire design can contribute up to seven percent to fuel efficiency.

11/27/2012

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Ford Hybrids’ Fuel Economy Failing To Live Up To EPA Ratings?

Ford Hybrids may not be the gas savers they promise to be.

11/27/2012

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Anne Arundel Co. Recreation & Parks Employees Charged With Stealing Gas

Anne Arundel County police have charged two Recreation and Parks employees for stealing county gas for use in their personal vehicles.

06/27/2012

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Cancer Warning: Diesel Fumes Worse Than Second-Hand Smoke

The World Health Organization recently released new warnings about the dangers of diesel engines.

06/15/2012

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