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Legislative panel approves new septic regulations

ANNAPOLIS — A panel of Maryland lawmakers has approved regulations requiring new construction to use the best technology in septic systems to fight pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. The Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review voted 11-8 on ...

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Week in review: 7/13/12

Costs rise along with temperatures Damage such as the cracked roadway on U.S. Route 50 is making an already-expensive run of summer weather even more costly after a mostly mild Maryland winter. David Buck, a State Highway Administration spokesman, said: ...

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D.C. Mayor Gray to chair key Chesapeake Bay panel

RICHMOND, Va. — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray is the new chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, the policy-making body of the program overseeing the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Gray’s election came Monday at the annual meeting ...

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Consensus: Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan on track

RICHMOND — State and federal officials and environmentalists say the six states and the District of Columbia within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are on pace to restore the nation’s largest estuary. The consensus emerged Monday from a meeting in northern ...

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Chesapeake Bay’s cleanup focus of Monday meeting

MOUNT VERNON, Va. — The key players in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay are meeting in northern Virginia to assess the progress of the massive undertaking. The annual meeting of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s executive council begins at 10:30 ...

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Virginia exceeding bay cleanup milestones

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia is far exceeding milestones to reduce wastewater pollution into the Chesapeake Bay, clearly showing the restoration of the bay can be achieved, according to the McDonnell administration. Gov. Bob McDonnell said the state achieved significant reductions ...

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