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Baltimore sues Monsanto for alleged contamination of stormwater, harbor

Baltimore filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging Monsanto Co. knowingly sold toxic chemicals that have caused “tens of millions of dollars” in damages to the city’s water. The complaint for public nuisance and products liability claims that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) ...

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BWI rail station overhaul receives key environmental OK

A proposed upgrade to Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport’s train station has cleared a major environmental hurdle. The Federal Railroad Administration issued Thursday a finding of “No Significant Impact,”meaning Maryland can secure funds for final design and construction of ...

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Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in Md., 12 other states

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants. At the same time, ...

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