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U.S. agriculture secretary touts farm efforts in bay cleanup

RICHMOND, Va. — Farmers have significantly reduced the flow of pollutants into the Chesapeake Bay, with new conservation practices keeping more than 15 million tons of sediment alone out of the estuary, a report released Thursday said. Agriculture Secretary Tom ...

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Farm groups appeal Chesapeake Bay cleanup ruling

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Farm groups said Tuesday that they were appealing a judge’s decision to uphold federal pollution limits that are designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, ...

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Activists don’t want expansion of LNG facility at Cove Point

National environmental groups are teaming with members of a Southern Maryland community to try to prevent the exportation of liquefied natural gas out of Dominion’s Cove Point facility in Lusby.

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Police: Distracted driving caused Bay Bridge crash

ANNAPOLIS — Distracted driving on the part of a truck driver caused a July crash on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that sent a car falling 27 feet into the water, according to a Maryland Transportation Authority Police investigation released Thursday. ...

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