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Md. Lt. Gov. talks Chesapeake Bay cleanup plans (access required)

WASHINGTON — Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford attended the Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council meeting Thursday where members announced strategies for meeting the goals of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe hosted the meeting, which was attended by Washington, ...

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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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Allegany County begins cleanup of Irons Mountain site

CUMBERLAND — Allegany County officials and contractors are working to clean up a neglected property on Irons Mountain that’s been the subject of litigation that reached the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. The Cumberland Times-News reports that county officials and ...

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Investigator: Train was going authorized speed in Ellicott City

ELLICOTT CITY — A federal investigator said Wednesday that a coal train that derailed in Maryland was going the authorized speed of 25 miles per hour with the engineer-in-training at the controls before the fatal accident. Investigators were checking videos, ...

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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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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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