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New rankings show Maryland remains among the nation’s top 20 power plant polluters.
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.
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.
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.
Federal environmental officials say New York missed the deadline for filing its latest Chesapeake Bay restoration plan.
A new report says the Curtis Bay and Brooklyn areas outside Baltimore are among the nation’s most polluted zip codes.
Maryland’s bay restoration strategy is underfunded and may not get the job done as promised, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Tuesday.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says proposed budget cuts in Annapolis are threatening bay restoration efforts.
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.
One of the nation’s largest homebuilders must pay $625,000 to the federal government and seven states, including Maryland, for stormwater violations.
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.
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.