UMD To Receive $100K Contract To Upgrade EPA's Environmental Justice ToolThe University of Maryland's School of Public Health is set to receive a $100,000 federal grant to upgrade an Environmental Protection Agency mapping tool that tracks issues such as the concentration of homes with lead paint, proximity to traffic, the ozone level in the air and other hazards.
Maryland Sues Monsanto Over Chemicals' 'Long-Lasting Harm' On EnvironmentMaryland is suing agrochemical giant Monsanto over the toll the government believes the company's chemicals have taken on the state's environment, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said Tuesday.
Maryland Gets $2.3M EPA Grant To Combat Pollution, Provide Clean Drinking Water
Howard County Seeks $75M Loan For Ellicott City's Safe And Sound PlanHoward County submitted its application for the vital Water Infrastructure and Innovation Act (WIFIA) to finance the Extended North Tunnel as a part of the Ellicott City Safe and Sound plan.
EPA Approves Use of COVID-Fighting Antimicrobial Air Treatment Solution in MarylandThe Environmental Protection Agency added Maryland and three other states to the existing public health emergency exemption for the use of Grignard Pure, the only antimicrobial air treatment effective against COVID-19, Grignard Pure LLC said in a statement this week.
3 States, DC, Sue EPA Over Alleged Failure To Enforce Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction GoalsThe attorneys general of Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware and Virginia have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accusing it of not requiring Pennsylvania and New York to develop sufficient plans to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution.
Maryland AG Joins Lawsuit Against EPA Over Pesticide ChlorpyrifosSix states, including Maryland, are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator for continuing to allow a widely-used and possibly dangerous pesticide to be used on food.
Woman Confronts Scott Pruitt At A Restaurant, Urges Him To ResignA woman confronted Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt at a Washington restaurant on Monday and urged him to "resign before your scandals push you out."
Maryland Suing EPA On Power Plant Pollution In Other StatesA federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to respond to Maryland's request for a declaration that power plants in five upwind states are contributing to Maryland's air quality problems.
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.
14 States Sue To Allege US Failure To Enforce Smog RulesMaryland is among 14 states and the District of Columbia suing the Trump administration over allegations of failing to enforce smog rules.
Judge Approves $1.6 Billion Plan To Repair Baltimore SewersA federal judge has approved a $1.6 billion plan to repair Baltimore's aged sewer system and stop wastewater from leaking into the Inner Harbor.
Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, But There's A Long Way To GoThe Chesapeake Bay's 2016 report card is being released.
Chesapeake Bay Funding, Cut By Trump, Restored By CongressPresident Donald Trump's budget cut major federal funding to restore the Chesapeake Bay.
Resistance Forming Over Trump EPA Cuts That Would Cut Chesapeake Bay FundingIt's a Trump proposal that threatens to gut efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay.