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Suit opposes Chesapeake Bay pollution trading

WASHINGTON — Environmental groups filed suit Wednesday to have pollution trading removed from the federal government’s Chesapeake Bay restoration plan. Food & Water Watch spokesman Scott Edwards said the group filed suit in federal court along with Friends of the ...

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Bay foundation sues over Sparrows Point steel mill sale

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Maryland Department of the Environment are calling for the potential sale of the Sparrows Point steel mill to be rejected if the deal does not contain clear language about what the new owner needs to do to clean up the site.

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Editorial: Requiem for a heavyweight

There is a long, proud history of making steel and ships on the marshy peninsula of southeastern Baltimore County hard by Dundalk known as Sparrows Point. The steel mill and shipyard were established there by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. in ...

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Judge weighs dismissal of Frederick growth dispute

FREDERICK — A Frederick County judge is considering dismissing a lawsuit filed by several environmental groups challenging the county’s plan to increase development potential by about 50 percent. The Frederick News-Post reports that Circuit Judge Julie Solt will issue a ...

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Week in review: 5/4/12

Six Md. firms win tech grants Six Maryland-based companies have received grants worth about $75,000 through the Maryland Technology Development Corp.’s Joint Technology Transfer Initiative. The grants go to small businesses to collaborate on technologies with the U.S. Department of ...

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Bay Foundation appeals Sparrows Point steel mill ruling

A federal judge’s approval of a monitoring agreement between the owners of the Sparrows Point steel plant and environmental regulators is being appealed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the environmental group announced Wednesday. In March, U.S. District Judge J. Frederick ...

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