Regulations

guns

Group Takes Aim At Local Gun Control Laws

A gun owners’ rights group has threatened to sue 35 Maryland counties or municipalities unless they repeal regulations that the group says violate state gun laws.

04/25/2013

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Maryland Offering Free Boat Noise Tests

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is offering free tests to allow owners to find out if their boats meet new noise regulations.

06/19/2012

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Fort Detrick Incinerators Run Afoul Of Md. Regs

Officials at Fort Detrick in Frederick say they’re adding filtration equipment to a pair of trash incinerators after the Maryland Department of the Environment alleged violations of their operating permit.

05/30/2012

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Critics Demand FTC Regulate Alcohol Content In Four Loko

Some parents and lawmakers believe new government regulations don’t go far enough to protect consumers from Four Loko, an alcoholic drink linked to several deaths in Maryland.

03/01/2012

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Md. Agencies Oppose Bill To Stop Further Bay Regulations

Maryland agriculture and environmental officials are opposing a bill to prohibit additional bay restoration regulations on farmers until other states in the watershed catch up to their pollution reductions.

02/21/2012

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Police Go High-Tech To Stop Poaching

In an effort to stop poaching on the Chesapeake, police are going high-tech.

01/10/2012

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Cardin Says Power Suppliers Need To Catch Up To Md.

Sen. Ben Cardin says new federal power plant regulations are supported by Maryland energy suppliers and it’s time the rest of the nation’s energy producers catch up.

12/21/2011

A Waterbuck calf gets some attention from her waterbuck mother at the Berlin zoo. (Photo credit JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

DNR Has New Regulations To Prevent Spread Of Deer Disease

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has implemented new regulations to help stop the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer.

09/07/2011

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Hearing Set On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

A Maryland Senate subcommittee is holding a hearing to discuss legislation that passed this year to regulate for-profit colleges.

08/15/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Striped Bass Regulation Changes Coming

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says illegal netting of striped bass this past winter is prompting changes in regulations.

08/04/2011

airpollution

EPA Clamps Down On Pollution Spoiling Air Downwind

The Environmental Protection Agency is clamping down on pollution from power plants in 27 states that contributes to unhealthy air downwind.

07/07/2011

crabs

Watermen Await Md. Crab Regulation Changes

Maryland watermen could hear this week whether crabbing harvest regulations will be changed.

05/25/2011

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