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Senators criticize septics regulation proposal

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators on Monday criticized regulations proposed by the Maryland Department of the Environment last month that would require the use of best available technology for nitrogen removal septic systems in new construction on land draining to the ...

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Bay meeting to focus on environment, human health

Environmental problems in the Chesapeake Bay and how they can affect human health are the subject of a two-day conference in Baltimore. The conference begins Monday at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Scientists from ...

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Week in review – 4/20/12: Redevelopment in Hampden (access required)

Redevelopment in Hampden A 139-year-old former cotton mill and two other buildings at Chestnut Avenue and Falls Road will soon morph into a complex of 92 apartments, office space and restaurants as part of a continuing push to convert Hampden’s historic ...

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Chesapeake Bay gets D+ in new report card

Heavy rains and a hot summer harmed the Chesapeake Bay’s health last year, earning it the second worst grade on a yearly report card issued Tuesday by the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Science. The center gave the bay ...

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