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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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U.S. sues VW over emissions-cheating software in diesel cars

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions in fines for clean air violations. The civil complaint against the German ...

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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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Debate over Clean Water Rule comes to the Chesapeake

In the midst of a Congressional debate over the Obama administration’s extension of clean water regulations, local environmental activists and business owners gathered Wednesday to celebrate the Clean Water Rule’s impact on Maryland’s harbors and waterways. The Environmental Protection Agency ...

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