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Eastern Shore conservation group gets funds pledge (access required)

The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, a nonprofit conservation organization based in Queenstown, announced that it has received a pledge of $250,000 from the Grayce B. Kerr Fund to be put toward the planned Eastern Shore Conservation Center in Easton.

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Appeal: Potomac pollution should meet Md. criteria

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A watershed-protection group wants the West Virginia Environmental Quality Board to overturn a Potomac River pollution permit for a federal complex in Shepherdstown and instead impose Maryland’s tougher sampling requirements. Potomac Riverkeeper is challenging the discharge permit ...

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Constellation, Exelon give science center $1.8M

Constellation Energy and its parent company, Chicago-based Exelon Corp., announced a combined $1.8 million donation to the Maryland Science Center for the creation of a new, state-of-the-art energy exhibit. Expected to open in late 2013, the multimedia, interactive exhibit will ...

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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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Schindler named marketing head at National Aquarium (access required)

Steven Schindler has been named chief marketing officer at the National Aquarium. In this role, Schindler will oversee all of the National Aquarium’s marketing initiatives for both the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. venues. Schindler will champion the National Aquarium’s mission ...

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