Next to the Chesapeake, Maryland’s smaller coastal bays haven’t received as much attention when it comes to pollution. Now that’s over.
The federal government asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a developer’s lawsuit alleging that groundwater pollution from Fort Detrick in Frederick reduced the value of private land next door.
It’s not just space NASA focuses on. A fleet of satellites also studies the Earth. That vantage point is showing most of us are breathing cleaner air.
An ambitious plan to someday make one of the state’s most polluted bodies of water swimmable and fishable continues with a new round of raft construction and plantings.
A Frederick developer is suing the Army for alleged groundwater pollution on private property next to Fort Detrick.
As quickly as it started, a fish kill in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor appears to be easing.
With some in the state legislature moving to repeal the so-called “rain tax,” those in favor of keeping it promise a fight.
A national conservation group is touting the restoration of a western Maryland trout stream polluted by acid mine drainage.
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.
A federal judge has ruled that Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower will not be able to recoup $3 million in legal fees after successfully defending themselves against a poultry pollution suit.
There are charges that Baltimore City has broken its promise to clean up the harbor. The city pledged $1 billion to stop sewage leaks from pouring into the water.
Washington, D.C., and states within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making progress to reduce pollution flowing into the hobbled estuary but none is on track to meet cleanup commitments set this year, an analysis by environmental groups concludes.