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Nearly $4M Grant To Improve The Chesapeake Bay’s Livability

It doesn’t have to be big to make a difference, but it can take money.

06/18/2014

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Trying To Reduce Stormwater Runoff In Maryland

A Maryland environmental official is starting a tour around the state to talk about efforts to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff.

11/20/2013

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U.S. Judge Upholds EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

A judge rejected a bid by farm industry and home builders’ groups to block federal and state pollution limits designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction along waterways and agricultural runoff.

09/14/2013

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Newly Applied Stormwater Rule Irks Md. Farmers

A few months ago, Matt Holloway expanded the footprint of his hydroponic lettuce greenhouse.

06/19/2013

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Underwater Dirt Threatens To Spill Into Chesapeake Bay

Underwater dirt. That’s basically what the millions of tons of sediment backed up behind Conowingo Dam is.

05/15/2013

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Md. Seeking Stream Restoration Challenge Proposals

State officials say they are seeking proposals for Maryland’s Stream Restoration Challenge.

04/23/2013

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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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Md. Hosts Stormwater Runoff Meeting For Officials

Top state officials led by Gov. Martin O’Malley hosted Maryland county and local officials at a meeting Monday dedicated to reducing stormwater runoff, a major source of Chesapeake Bay pollution. But many worry about the cost of reducing it.

03/05/2013

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Frederick Legislators Vote To Fight Stormwater Fee

Frederick County lawmakers voted to support a bill releasing the county from charging property owners a stormwater runoff fee.

01/19/2013

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Univ. Of Md. Gets EPA Grant To Help Cut Stormwater Runoff

The University of Maryland received a huge grant to help communities keep the Chesapeake Bay clean.

09/24/2012

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Md. Planting Trees To Filter Highway Runoff

Maryland highway officials are planting thousands of trees statewide to help filter stormwater that runs off roads and pollutes waterways.

06/07/2012

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EPA Official Promoting Permeable Paving

Nancy Stoner is the Environmental Protection Agency’s top water official, but she’ll be talking about paving when she tours a Bladensburg factory.

02/03/2012

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