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Environmentalists barely pass legislature

In the best session for environmental legislation in four years, members of the General Assembly still barely earned a passing grade, according to an environmental group’s annual scorecard. The Maryland League of Conservation Voters discussed its 2012 evaluation of legislators ...

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Ground broken for solar project at Md. prison

HAGERSTOWN — Construction of one of Maryland’s largest solar energy projects has begun at a state prison complex near Hagerstown. Gov. Martin O’Malley joined a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday for the 20-megawatt array of solar panels on 160 acres of state-owned ...

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Tens of thousands still lack power in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON — Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power. At 4 p.m. Friday, Pepco was reporting about 4,948 outages on its website. Most of the outages were ...

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