Md. Regulators Investigating Foster Child Death

A ten-year-old foster child dies at his Anne Arundel County group home, even as state officials were taking action to shut that facility down.



Regulators Vote 20 Percent Menhaden Catch Cut

Fisheries regulators have voted for a 20 percent cut in the catch of menhaden, an oily fish prized for use in dietary supplements, cosmetics and animal feed.



Regulators Plan To Vote On Menhaden Catch Limits

Fisheries regulators vote Friday on whether to cut the size of the legal catch of the environmentally important menhaden, an oily fish prized for use in dietary supplements, cosmetics and animal feed.


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Pepco To File For Another Rate Increase

Pepco says it plans to file for another rate increase this fall.



Md. Testing Substance In Pond Near Biodiesel Plant

Princess Anne Town Commissioner Garland Hayward is calling for tighter screening of prospective businesses in an industrial park following the discovery of a reddish brown substance in a stormwater pond.


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Fisheries Regulators OK Menhaden Limits

Fisheries regulators voted Wednesday to reduce by more than one-third the harvest of menhaden, a small fish that plays a big ecological role in the health of the Chesapeake Bay and the fish that swim in its waters.


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D.C. Regulators Adopt Rules To Fine Pepco For Outage

The D.C. Public Service Commission has adopted new performance standards for Pepco that could allow them to fine the utility up to $100,000 for each infraction.


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Md. Regulators: 911 Outages May Lead To Penalties

Maryland’s utility regulator says Verizon might have violated state law when it failed to notify emergency call centers about network problems that prevented thousands of 911 calls from going through.



PSC Orders More Study Of Reliability Regulations

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski asked Maryland utility regulators Thursday to toughen state power reliability standards.



Delay Likely In Creation Of Va. Oyster Zones

A proposal to create oyster aquaculture opportunity zones is headed to Virginia regulators.


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Va. Regulators Holds Hearing On PATH Power Line

Virginia regulators are holding a hearing on the state’s section of a multistate power transmission line.