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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Off-shore drilling decision sparks outrage

WASHINGTON — Maryland environmental groups were outraged over President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday lifting the 20-year ban on offshore drilling, saying the move could have disastrous effects on the Chesapeake Bay. “At a time when we need to tackle both ...

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Attempt to impeach Gansler fails

ANNAPOLIS — An attempt to remove Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler from office was defeated Wednesday after the impeachment debate devolved into a day-long argument over House of Delegates parliamentary rules. Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr., R-Anne Arundel, has threatened ...

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A call to protect the Appalachian Trail

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — From power line projects to planned subdivisions, development is threatening the narrow but resource-rich Appalachian Trail, and the National Park Conservation Association says more must be done to protect it. In a report released Wednesday, the association ...

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