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Congress presses for details on Obama climate plan

WASHINGTON — Republicans pressed the Obama administration Wednesday to fully disclose plans to tackle climate change, including cost, as environmental officials readied one of the most significant pieces in President Barack Obama’s global warming strategy. Rep. Ed Whitfield, a Kentucky ...

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Residents to protest Harbor Point on environmental grounds

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As city residents and activists work toward against what they say could be potential environmental problems from the construction of the 27-acre Harbor Point development, state and federal environmental officials and the developer are expected to outline some of building plans at a public meeting Wednesday.

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EPA: Affirm agency power to regulate farm runoff

ELKINS, W.Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants a judge to affirm its power to make poultry growers get water pollution permits for runoff from their operations — even though it’s withdrawn the requirement for a West Virginia farmer ...

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MIPS announces grants to 17 tech teams

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, said it awarded $3.8 million to 17 teams combining Maryland companies with university researchers to bring technology products closer to market.

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Multistate agreement in works for Chesapeake Bay

ANNAPOLIS — States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working to have a new cleanup agreement ready by October with clearer goals and greater flexibility and transparency. This would be the fourth Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement in 30 years intended ...

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Hagerstown cement plant owner fined $700,000

HAGERSTOWN — The owner of a Hagerstown cement plant has agreed to a $700,000 fine to settle allegations it violated the federal Clean Air Act. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the proposed settlement Thursday with the U.S. arm of ...

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