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New Md. map to show where extreme weather has happened (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Environment Maryland will join federal and local officials in Maryland to unveil a new extreme weather map. Rep. John Sarbanes is scheduled to attend the event on Thursday in Annapolis. The interactive map will show that 90 percent ...

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New standards bode well for electric cars (access required)

As a Baltimore County lawmaker and statewide environmental advocate drove a demonstrative lap around a Charles Village block in an electric car Wednesday, whatever sound made by the Nissan Leaf was drowned by louder vehicles rumbling south on St. Paul Street.

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Report: Baltimore source of most toxic releases

A new report says industrial facilities dumped 1.4 million pounds of toxic chemicals into Maryland waterways in 2010, mostly in the Baltimore area. The report was released Thursday by Environment Maryland, which said it obtained the figures from Environmental Protection ...

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Maryland coalition calls for 4-fold flush fee hike

ANNAPOLIS — A coalition of Maryland environmental groups is calling for a four-fold increase in the so-called flush fee for sewage and septic system upgrades. A state task force is considering recommending a doubling of the $30 fee in 2013, ...

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Poll shows support for Maryland offshore wind power (access required)

A majority of Marylanders are willing to shell out more for electricity to buy power from offshore wind farms, according to a poll released Monday by a coalition of environmental groups. The survey’s respondents were asked, “Please indicate whether you ...

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