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O’Malley signs chicken feed arsenic ban

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland next year will become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the measure into law on Tuesday along with scores of other bills, including reforms to Maryland’s estate tax ...

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A look at bills passed by the Md. General Assembly

ANNAPOLIS — A glance at some measures approved by the Maryland General Assembly so far: SEPTIC SYSTEM LIMITATIONS The legislature passed a watered-down version of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to limit where new residential septic systems can be located, especially ...

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Panel makes progress on income tax hikes

ANNAPOLIS — With time running short, a panel of Maryland lawmakers made progress on Saturday on proposals to raise income taxes for people who make more than $100,000. As lawmakers aim to balance the books for the next fiscal year ...

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Legislature passes ban on arsenic in chicken feed

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland is on its way to becoming the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed, and a doubling of the state’s “flush tax” advanced in the state Senate as lawmakers spent a busy Saturday working ...

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Elevated arsenic levels found in Washington Co.

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Department of the Environment says water seeping from the ground in the area of Washington County’s Old City/County Landfill was found to have an arsenic level nearly twice as high as the federal standard for drinking ...

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