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It’s an ill wind that blows Maryland no good

Maryland joined seven other states in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast in petitioning the federal government Monday to require nine upwind states to cut down air pollution emissions. The petition is aimed at Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, ...

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Harbor Point developers answer EPA

The developer of the $1 billion Harbor Point project said it has prepared a new air monitoring plan to evaluate levels of toxic hexavalent chromium before and during construction, according to new documents filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment.

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High court will review EPA global warming rules

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration’s plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The justices said they will review a ...

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Farm groups appeal Chesapeake Bay cleanup ruling

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Farm groups said Tuesday that they were appealing a judge’s decision to uphold federal pollution limits that are designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, ...

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Next Supreme Court term could bring new focus on Clean Air Act

Two cases before the U.S. Supreme Court that challenge an Environmental Protection Agency rule designed to reduce the amount of power plant air pollutants that drift across state lines may be the first in a flurry of high court environmental cases that could have a major impact on federal policy and businesses.

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EPA regulations could devastate Maryland mining

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency’s restrictions on new coal and natural gas power plants meant to reduce carbon emissions that contribute to climate change would be a disaster for Western Maryland’s coal mining business, industry representatives said. The new ...

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