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State officials have missed their first major deadline for complying with a three-year-old law calling for Maryland to curb its emissions of climate-altering greenhouse gases. Under the 2009 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act, the Department of the Environment...
Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox was arrested on Wednesday at a public hearing chaired by Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, a Capitol Police spokeswoman confirmed. Fox, whose 2010 documentary “Gasland” raised environmental concerns about the...
Maryland officials have filled in the blanks on their draft Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan, and attached an eye-popping pricetag - $7.5 billion over the next five years, and nearly double that by 2025. The cost estimates aren't a total shock, as state...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFirstEnergy will close the R. Paul Smith Power Station in Williamsport by Sept. 1 because of the cost of complying with federal environmental regulations that go into effect in 2015, a company official announced Thursday. The plant is one of six older...
An aging, little-used power plant in Williamsport is slated to be closed later this year rather than meet new federal air-pollution limits, its owner announced Thursday, in what could be a spate of such shutdowns resulting from the controversial Obama...
After sitting for a while on simmer, a legal battle between the Crescenta Valley Water District and a consortium of gas companies regarding contaminated groundwater is coming to a slow boil. The 2007 case has been meandering through the court system,...
With the Chesapeake Bay cleanup at a critical juncture, Gov. Martin O'Malley is calling on Marylanders to double down on their contribution to the effort, proposing to raise the "flush fee" every household pays from $2.50 to $5 a month, on average....
email@example.comExcept for a flat tire, it had been an uneventful trip last July — a drive from Florida to New York to visit relatives. But everything changed when Larry Schrefler's companion began complaining of dizziness. Traveling along Interstate 81 near...
The Baltimore SunTV One will launch a series tonight that addresses the issue of missing Black Americans. S. Epatha Merkerson, Emmy-Award-winner and longtime member of the NBC's "Law & Order" cast, will host the 10-part reality series from the Silver-Spring-based cable...
Virginia lawmakers declined to back a $300 million bond package that would fund wastewater treatment plant improvements in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The bond, which passed unanimously in the Senate, hit a wall Wednesday in the House of Delegates....
Fed by a steady stream of coal barges, the aging power plants that loom over Chicago's Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods are by far the city's largest industrial sources of climate change pollution. No other polluter comes close to the 4.2...
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