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Maryland emissions-related deaths highest in U.S.

Long-term exposure to air pollution leads to a higher percentage of the population in Maryland to die prematurely than in any other state, according to a new study on the impact of air quality on health.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 01:51pm EDT

Tags: air quality, emissions, Maryland, Capital News Service

Shipping company convicted in Va pollution case

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 05:40pm EDT

Tags: shipping company

Crisfield man pleads guilty to polluting

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 12:40pm EDT

Tags: crisfield, Chesapeake Bay,

Bay restoration goals one-quarter to one-third met

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 03:40pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay,

Thousands eat Anacostia fish despite health risks, warnings

A new study finds more education, outreach needed to prevent anglers from eating fish caught in the Anacostia River.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 06:25am EST

Tags: anacostia Riverkeeper, Mike Bolinder, fishing, Anacostia River, food safety

Md., Va. make list of worst power plant polluters

Maryland, Virginia and Delaware are among the nation's top 20 power plant polluters, although Maryland has made significant cuts, according to rankings released Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 02:46pm EDT

Tags: Natural Resources Defense Council, power plant,

Proposed Md. farm pollution rules set for hearing

A state senator from Harford County is taking aim at proposed regulations intended to keep manure and livestock out of Maryland streams.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 03:22am EDT

Tags: farming, Martin OMalley

Panel faults Fort Detrick, Md., groundwater study

A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of the Superfund site in Frederick.

Monday - 03/05/2012, 05:28pm EST

Tags: Fort Detrick, ground water, Maryland, Frederick County

Study: Restoring the Chesapeake Bay could create 230,000 jobs

Environmentalists devoted to restoring and protecting the Chesapeake Bay say cleaning the bay not only will produce more crabs and oysters, but also create almost a quarter of a million jobs.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 09:52am EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, watershed, job loss, dick uliano, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Will Baker, Eric Cantor, crabs, Oysters