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 ...Read More »
HAGERSTOWN — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with 16 companies for cleaning up the Central Chemical Superfund site in Hagerstown. The EPA said in a news release Monday that the agency and the state of Maryland ...
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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, ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration’s attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators. The justices split 5-4 along ideological ...Read More »