Perdue Farms is seeking up to $2.5 million in attorney fees following its victory in a poultry pollution case that has been closely watched by environmentalist and agriculture interests for its potential impact on the industry.
A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.
Maryland’s environmental secretary says the state is delaying rules requiring offsets for water pollution from new development.
A state panel that is devising rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland may require drillers to have pollution insurance.
Maryland environmental officials are warning Wicomico County residents that an industrial solvent has likely been in their water supply for at least several years.
Testimony has ended in Baltimore in a closely watched environmental lawsuit against an Eastern Shore chicken grower and poultry giant Perdue Farms Inc.
A Maryland chicken farmer at the center of a pollution lawsuit that could affect the state’s poultry industry said Thursday that the battle has been stressful for his family and has made him paranoid.
Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is ringed with concrete, and that’s help make for poor water quality.
Environmentalists are pushing harder than ever to get big agriculture to keep animal waste out of waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.
The federal government is pursuing a tough standard for cleanup of an asbestos-contaminated Montana town that concludes that even a tiny amount of asbestos can cause lung problems.
Some Allegany County officials say a state proposal for reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution would make it harder to build homes and businesses in the western Maryland mountains.
The two sides in a Maryland poultry pollution law suit are now battling over whether a federal judge should visit an Eastern Shore farm at the center of the dispute.