rain tax

Rain Tax Could Be Changed

Maryland’s Senate president says there could be some changes to the state’s so-called “rain tax,” but he doesn’t expect it to be repealed.


air quality alert

Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Baltimore Area

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert on Tuesday for the Baltimore metro area.


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Maryland Ahead Of The Game In U.S. Plan To Curb Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Gov. Martin O’Malley says an Obama administration plan for reducing pollutants blamed for global warming is in line with steps Maryland has already taken.



Businesses Work To Re-Green & Return Cleaner Water Into Baltimore’s Harbor

Progress usually means something new. But around Baltimore’s harbor, it also means getting rid of something old.


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.



RG Steel To Pay $135K For Alleged Air Violations

The new owners of the Sparrows Point steel mill outside Baltimore must pay $135,000 for alleged air pollution violations.