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Bay advocates say they’re on the defensive

Just a few months ago, many Chesapeake Bay advocates were hopeful Congress would pass legislation that would strengthen federal authority over the bay cleanup and provide billions of dollars to control pollution from storm water and other sources of pollution. ...

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3 Maryland men charged with unlicensed crab sales

ANNAPOLIS — Three Maryland men have been charged with selling crabs without a license. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police announced the charges Wednesday against the Eastern Shore men for selling crabs harvested between June and September. Natural Resources ...

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2 farmers’ groups sue over Chesapeake Bay cleanup

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Two farmers’ organizations sued the federal government Monday over a Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan, challenging the legality of its pollution standards and asking a judge to keep them from being enforced or applied. The American Farm Bureau ...

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Developers fear increases in taxes, fees

When lawmakers convene in Annapolis next week, developers around the state will tighten the grip on their wallets. As the state’s budget woes continue and an expensive plan with a 10-year timetable for new federal Environmental Protection Agency requirements to ...

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Week in review: December 31, 2010

EPA unveils bay restoration plan The federal Environmental Protection Agency outlined a plan of action Wednesday to restore the Chesapeake Bay, involving Maryland and five other states and the District of Columbia. The plan involves individual agreements for each state and ...

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