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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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Perdue, Farm Can’t Recoup Pollution Suit Fees

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.

08/28/2013

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Environmental Group Wants More Done To Clean Up City Sewer System

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.

08/01/2013

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Chesapeake Bay Restoration Makes Progress But Won’t Reach Goal

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.

07/08/2013

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Inner Harbor Water Quality Gets A Grade Of ‘C Minus’

A grade of “C minus” is a long way from the honor roll, but because it represents the water quality in the Inner Harbor, it’s better than expected.

06/03/2013

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Developer Seeks $37M For Fort Detrick Pollution

A Frederick developer is seeking $37 million for what it claims is the Army’s failure to stop toxic chemicals from Fort Detrick from polluting groundwater off post.

05/02/2013

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Md. Environmentalists To Announce Wicomico Groundwater Response

Maryland environmental officials plan to brief residents on how they will respond to groundwater contamination in Wicomico County.

04/30/2013

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Rain Tax Will Fall On Md. Property Owners

Rain on the roof. That’s often a comforting sound. But soon it’s going to mean money out of your pocket.

04/14/2013

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Project Clean Stream Kicks Off Around Maryland

Over the next few weeks, thousands of volunteers will come together across the state as Project Clean Stream kicks off in Maryland.

04/06/2013

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Traffic Pollution Can Cause Asthma In Kids (Not Just Trigger It)

A new survey confirms children living near heavy traffic areas are more at risk of asthma.

04/02/2013

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Businesses Fear Huge Bills From Stormwater Fee

Bill Blanchett crunched some numbers and cringed.

03/26/2013

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Md. House Amends Budget Bill For Sued Farmers

The Maryland House of Delegates amended the state budget on Wednesday to make up to $300,000 available to help a farm family pay its legal bills after it was sued unsuccessfully over alleged poultry pollution.

03/13/2013

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