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NY/NC air pollution battle could help Chesapeake

A court battle by New York and North Carolina over out-of-state air pollution could help clean the Chesapeake Bay. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that he has asked the federal Environmental Protection Agency to promptly implement rules ...

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Republicans question EPA’s stewardship of bay cleanup

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency’s method to estimate the amount of poultry manure that leaches into the Chesapeake Bay was just one policy challenged during Wednesday’s meeting of the House Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry. “In one instance, ...

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House begins work on O’Malley’s $34.2B 2012 budget proposal

ANNAPOLIS — Business regulation and economic development funding escaped largely unscathed as the House of Delegates made preliminary changes to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s $34.2 billion budget proposal on Wednesday. “We’re in an economy where job creation and economic development are ...

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McIntosh wants more study on septic bill

ANNAPOLIS — A measure banning septic systems for new, major subdivisions in Maryland should be delayed for further study, because lawmakers from both parties are worried about its economic impact, a key lawmaker recommended to Gov. Martin O’Malley. Del. Maggie ...

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