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United States Environmental Protection Agency

air pollution

Md. Improves Air Quality, But Still Ranks In Top 20 Power Plant Polluters

New rankings show Maryland remains among the nation’s top 20 power plant polluters.

08/09/2012

Drought

Senators Ask EPA To Relax Corn-To-Fuel Rule

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she is among a group of senators asking the Environmental Protection Agency to relax renewable fuel standards to require less corn. Mikulski says that will help ease corn supply shortages caused by drought conditions this year.

08/09/2012

chesapeake bay sediment

W.Va. Farmer Sues Over Chesapeake Pollution Order

A West Virginia chicken farmer is suing the EPA to stop it from imposing wastewater rules on her farm as part of a multi-state effort to clean up Chesapeake Bay.

06/20/2012

pollution

Environment Report: Maryland Not Meeting Ozone Standards

Maryland is not meeting federal ozone standards and isn’t likely to do so without federal policies to address pollution blowing in from other states.

04/30/2012

chesapeake bay water

N.Y. Late In Filing Chesapeake Cleanup Plan

Federal environmental officials say New York missed the deadline for filing its latest Chesapeake Bay restoration plan.

04/03/2012

AP

Report: Md. Zip Codes Among Nation’s Most Polluted

A new report says the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn areas outside Baltimore are among the nation’s most polluted zip codes.

03/15/2012

chesapeake bay water

Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Md. Plan Underfunded

Maryland’s bay restoration strategy is underfunded and may not get the job done as promised, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Tuesday.

03/13/2012

chesapeake bay water

Bay Foundation Says Cuts Threaten Bay Restoration

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says proposed budget cuts in Annapolis are threatening bay restoration efforts.

03/07/2012

chesapeake bay water

Bay Proponents: Va. Funding Proposal Falls Short

Chesapeake Bay restoration advocates say Gov. Bob McDonnell’s biennial budget proposal falls short of what’s needed to fund the state’s portion of the bay’s cleanup.

12/30/2011

(AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Ryland To Pay $625K For Stormwater Violations

One of the nation’s largest homebuilders must pay $625,000 to the federal government and seven states, including Maryland, for stormwater violations.

10/10/2011

EPA logo, EPA

EPA’s Jackson To Speak At Ecosystem Conference

How has restoration of large ecosystems like the Chesapeake Bay and the Gulf of Mexico changed following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill? That’s what the head of the Environmental Protection Agency will be talking about in Baltimore on Friday.

08/05/2011

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EPA’s Bay Czar: ‘We Will Win This One’

The Environmental Protection Agency’s senior adviser on the Chesapeake Bay restoration says the EPA’s strategy can stand up to court challenges by farm and development groups.

08/02/2011

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