Tag Archives: environmental protection agency

Some Chesapeake Bay states fighting EPA clean water rule rollback

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh successfully argued that not every criticism of a person holding a position of public trust addresses a matter of public concern. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency revoked two regulations last month dealing with clean water and air that present conflicting positions from the Trump Administration over the role states should play in protecting their own natural resources. The first came ...

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Bay Journal Media challenges EPA’s termination of grant

Craighill Channel Lower Range Front Light Station is located in the Chesapeake Bay approximately two miles offshore from North Point State Park at longitude 39.188614, latitude -76.394399.  (General Services Administration photo)

A nonprofit publication covering the Chesapeake Bay is appealing the Environmental Protection Agency’s termination of a multi-year grant supporting its production and suing over a failure to provide requested records pertaining to the decision. In August, the EPA notified Bay Journal ...

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Trump’s climate decision seen as unlikely to affect Md.’s renewable industry

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement fulfilled one of his campaign promises to tilt federal energy policy in favor of fossil fuels like coal, but it’s unlikely to have a significant effect on Maryland, ...

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Chesapeake Bay Program funding could be kept in budget deal

Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

RICHMOND, Va. — A $1.1 trillion budget bill that would keep the federal government running through September fully funds the program that has coordinated Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts for decades. The bill contains $73 million for the Environmental Protection Agency’s ...

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