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Atlantic Menhaden Fish Kill Under Investigation In Canton

Hundreds of dead fish are floating to the surface in the Inner Harbor and Patapsco River. Right now, it’s a mystery what’s causing it. It’s the first fish kill of the season.

04/28/2014

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Hundreds Of Dead Fish Float To Surface Of Murky Inner Harbor Water

What’s in the water? People–shocked to see parts of the Inner Harbor turned a milky white color–as hundreds of dead fish float to the surface.

07/18/2013

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MDE Celebrates Earth Day With Office Composting

Maryland’s Department of the Environment says it is marking Earth Day by offering composting of food waste to the more than 900 employees at its Baltimore headquarters.

04/22/2013

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Drought Warning Issued For Eastern Maryland

Drying up. That’s what’s happening to a number of Maryland streams, as a new drought warning is issued for parts of the state.

08/07/2012

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Elevated Arsenic Levels Found In Washington Co.

The Maryland Department of the Environment says water seeping from the ground in the area of Washington County’s Old City/County Landfill was found to have an arsenic level nearly twice as high as the federal standard for drinking water.

01/08/2012

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Auditors Recommend Probe Of MDE Contracts

Questionable septic system upgrade contracts totaling $1 million have been referred to the attorney general’s criminal division, according to an audit of the Maryland Department of the Environment released Thursday.

12/01/2011

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