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Montgomery County owes stormwater tax credits, judge rules (access required)

Montgomery County unlawfully denied stormwater management tax credits to property owners in a Gaithersburg business park because the development’s ponds for handling runoff were not located on their individual properties, the Maryland Tax Court’s chief judge ruled Wednesday. Walter C. ...

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Online service held for Kennedy family members who drowned (access required)

A family member said thousands of people attended a virtual memorial service over the weekend for Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son, Gideon, extended members of the powerful Kennedy family who died after their canoe overturned in the Chesapeake Bay.

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Maryland urges justices to reject Carroll Co.’s stormwater appeal (access required)

States may impose upon their counties stormwater pollution-prevention standards more stringent than those called for under the federal Clean Water Act, the Maryland Department of the Environment stated Thursday in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to turn aside Carroll County’s ...

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Hogan asks Frosh to sue Pa., EPA over bay cleanup efforts (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan has directed Attorney General Brian Frosh to pursue litigation against Pennsylvania and the Environmental Protection Agency over Pennsylvania’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Hogan believes the EPA will not force Pennsylvania to meet its ...

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Chesapeake Bay oysters get more attention at pivotal time (access required)

Robert T. Brown pulled an oyster shell from a pile freshly harvested by a dredger from the Chesapeake Bay and talked enthusiastically about the larvae attached — a sign of a future generation critical to the health of the nation's largest estuary.

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Some Chesapeake Bay states fighting EPA clean water rule rollback (access required)

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency revoked two regulations last month dealing with clean water and air that present conflicting positions from the Trump Administration over the role states should play in protecting their own natural resources. The first came ...

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