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Pollution

Perdue

Perdue Seeks Up To $2.5M In Poultry Pollution Case

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.

01/09/2013

Chesapeake Bay

Report Finds Bay Restoration Progress, Concerns

A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.

12/06/2012

chesapeake bay water

Maryland Pollution Offset Rules Delayed

Maryland’s environmental secretary says the state is delaying rules requiring offsets for water pollution from new development.

11/29/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Gas Drilling Panel May Require Pollution Insurance

A state panel that is devising rules for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland may require drillers to have pollution insurance.

11/20/2012

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Wicomico Co. Residents Face Tainted Groundwater

Maryland environmental officials are warning Wicomico County residents that an industrial solvent has likely been in their water supply for at least several years.

11/09/2012

Perdue slam

Testimony Ends In Closely Watched Md. Poultry Suit

Testimony has ended in Baltimore in a closely watched environmental lawsuit against an Eastern Shore chicken grower and poultry giant Perdue Farms Inc.

10/24/2012

Perdue

Farmer: Md. Poultry Lawsuit Stressed Out Family

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.

10/18/2012

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Floating Wetland Project To Improve Water Quality At Inner Harbor

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is ringed with concrete, and that’s help make for poor water quality.

10/16/2012

cows

Environmentalists Push EPA To Limit Pollution From Animal Waste

Environmentalists are pushing harder than ever to get big agriculture to keep animal waste out of waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.

10/11/2012

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Md. Chemical Company Blamed For Asbestos In Mont. Town Fights EPA

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.

09/27/2012

chesapeake bay water

Cost Of Bay Restoration Could Hinder Growth In Western Md.

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.

09/25/2012

Land Values

Poultry Pollution Case Heats Up

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.

09/17/2012

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