EPA To Deny Maryland, Delaware Petitions Against EmissionsThe Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that it plans to deny Maryland and Delaware petitions seeking emissions reductions from power plants in five upwind states.
Volkswagen Reaches $14.7B Emissions SettlementVolkswagen would repair or buy back polluting diesel vehicles and pay each owner as much as $10,000 under a $14.7 billion deal.
Maryland On Track To Meet Obama's Clean Climate PlanCutting America's carbon footprint to lessen the impact of climate change is going to be a challenge for states.
Maryland Officials Reviewing Obama's Greenhouse Gas LimitsRepublican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is still reviewing the impact of President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, but Maryland Democrats already are praising the plan.
Court Orders EPA To Redo Air-Pollution Limits In 13 StatesA federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
DC Environmental Director To Tout Hydrogen-Powered CarThe District of Columbia's top environmental official will be taking a spin in a new car that's powered by air.
States Announce Deal To Cut Greenhouse GasesA multi-state agreement calls for a 45 percent reduction next year in allowable greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
Auto Emissions Fell 20% In 5 YearsAmerica's CO2 emissions may have reached a 20-year low. But why?
Prince George's Co. Fire Warns Residents Of Heat, Poor Air QualityPrince George's County fire officials are warning residents to be aware of unhealthy air quality.
Environment Report: Maryland Not Meeting Ozone StandardsMaryland is not meeting federal ozone standards and isn't likely to do so without federal policies to address pollution blowing in from other states.
Groups Applaud Closing Of Coal-Fired Power PlantEnvironmental groups say an aging, coal-fired power plant in Washington County that is being closed by FirstEnergy along with five others did not comply with Maryland's 2006 Healthy Air Act.