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EPA: Affirm agency power to regulate farm runoff

ELKINS, W.Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants a judge to affirm its power to make poultry growers get water pollution permits for runoff from their operations — even though it’s withdrawn the requirement for a West Virginia farmer ...

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After high court ruling, O’Malley says legislature needs to help Board of Public Works (access required)

Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday the General Assembly may need to act so the board has authority to deny development in environmentally sensitive areas.

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Missing man’s body found in Chesapeake Bay

CHURCHTON — Maryland Natural Resources Police say search crews have found the body of an Anne Arundel County man who disappeared while retrieving a friend’s hat from the Chesapeake Bay. Police spokesman Sgt. Brian Albert said the body of 20-year-old ...

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Multistate agreement in works for Chesapeake Bay

ANNAPOLIS — States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working to have a new cleanup agreement ready by October with clearer goals and greater flexibility and transparency. This would be the fourth Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement in 30 years intended ...

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Chesapeake Bay restoration sized up: mixed report

RICHMOND, Va. — Washington, D.C., and states within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making progress to reduce pollution flowing into the hobbled estuary but none is on track to meet cleanup commitments set this year, an analysis by environmental groups ...

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Coalition aims to intervene in Conowingo Dam relicensing

CUMBERLAND — he Clean Chesapeake Coalition hopes the Conowingo Dam’s relicensing process will create an opportunity to address concerns about the dam’s role in Chesapeake Bay pollution. The Cumberland Times-News reports that lawyers for the coalition have filed to intervene ...

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