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Senate committee passes agriculture certainty bill

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland senate committee has approved an agriculture certainty bill that has split support from environmental groups. The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee voted 7-4 to pass the bill Wednesday. Supporters say it will give farmers ...

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Farm bureaus: Don’t dismiss EPA lawsuit in W.Va.

ELKINS, W.Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants a judge to dismiss a West Virginia chicken grower’s lawsuit over water-pollution orders the agency issued against her then withdrew in December, arguing the case is now moot. But court filings ...

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$4.7 million headed to Maryland professors for research

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships program has awarded $4.7 million to university researchers across the state to support their collaborations with 16 Maryland companies that are developing technology products.

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Chesapeake shows signs of resilience, report finds

Bay grasses, crabs and rockfish are showing signs of resilience in the Chesapeake Bay, which continues to suffer from poor water quality as a growing population stresses it, according to a report released Thursday. The bay barometer provides a snapshot ...

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Group won’t appeal poultry pollution case

ANNAPOLIS — A New York-based environmental group that sued Perdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower said Wednesday it won’t appeal a federal judge’s ruling in an alleged poultry pollution case. The Waterkeeper Alliance said in a statement that ...

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