Appeals Court Sides With EPA On Air Pollution LimitsA federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency complied with the law in deciding which areas of the country failed to meet federal limits on smog-forming pollution that can cause asthma and respiratory illness.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, But Not EnoughIt averages out to a D+: the same grade the last time the bay's health was measured in 2012.
University Of Maryland Studies Hormones In Chesapeake TributariesUniversity of Maryland researchers are getting federal funds to study the concentration and effects of hormone pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
$1.7M Little Patuxent River Restoration To Help Trap Pollutants Often solving a big problem means tackling a lot of smaller ones first.
Volunteers Act As Oyster Nannies In Inner Harbor Cleanup EffortIt’s an investment of time and effort, but the payoff of a cleaner bay is still far from certain.
Man Gets 10 Months For Dumping Waste In Potomac RiverA man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system and pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.
Md.'s Smaller Coastal Bays Now Focus Of Pollution Reduction Next to the Chesapeake, Maryland’s smaller coastal bays haven’t received as much attention when it comes to pollution. Now that’s over.
U.S. Seeks Dismissal Of Fort Detrick Pollution Suit The federal government asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a developer's lawsuit alleging that groundwater pollution from Fort Detrick in Frederick reduced the value of private land next door.
Breathing Easier? Satellites Show The Air Down Here On Earth Is Cleaner Than It Used To BeIt's not just space NASA focuses on. A fleet of satellites also studies the Earth. That vantage point is showing most of us are breathing cleaner air.
More Floating Wetlands Going Into Polluted Inner HarborAn ambitious plan to someday make one of the state’s most polluted bodies of water swimmable and fishable continues with a new round of raft construction and plantings.
Md. Developer Sues Army, Alleging Water PollutionA Frederick developer is suing the Army for alleged groundwater pollution on private property next to Fort Detrick.
Cause Of Floating Dead Fish In Maryland Waters Remains A MysteryAs quickly as it started, a fish kill in Baltimore's Inner Harbor appears to be easing.
Md. Environmentalists Against Repeal Of The Rain Tax Outline BenefitsWith some in the state legislature moving to repeal the so-called "rain tax," those in favor of keeping it promise a fight.
Group Touts Western Md. Trout Stream RestorationA national conservation group is touting the restoration of a western Maryland trout stream polluted by acid mine drainage.