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  • Study: States short on some Chesapeake Bay goals

    BRIAN WITTE Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A study finds states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have made strides in reducing pollution in the nation’s largest estuary. But it found many jurisdictions in the six-state watershed are falling short in curtailing pollution from farming as well as urban and suburban runoff. The study is…

  • Montgomery County gets new laws to protect trees

    Montgomery County will get a little greener after the county executive signed a law aimed to preserve and increase the number of trees in the county.

  • Area water, sewage systems to receive upgrades

    Maryland\’s Board of Public Works approved more
    than $65 million for improvements to the state\’s water and sewage systems. The counties that will receive funding include Prince George\’s, Calvert, Frederick, St. Mary\’s, Wicomico, Allegany, Baltimore and Montgomery.