The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for Dominion Resources to build a pier that is needed to construct a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County.
Virginia restored more wetlands than any other state in the Chesapeake Bay watershed last year.
Bills to protect wetlands, migratory bird habitat and restore the Delaware River basin are among measures to be discussed at a Senate hearing chaired by Sen. Ben Cardin.
Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved more than $37 million for sewage treatment plant upgrades and wetlands construction.
Baltimore’s floating wetlands are growing.
St. Michaels-based Environmental Concern is celebrating 40 years of working to restore wetlands.
Maryland has received nearly $2 million in federal grants to protect and restore wetlands on the Eastern Shore.