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Trump agencies steadily push rollbacks as virus rages (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is rejecting appeals to slow its deregulatory drive while Americans grapple with the coronavirus, pushing major public health and environmental rollbacks closer to enactment in recent days despite the pandemic. As Americans stockpiled food and ...

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Western Md. towns file suit over alleged water contamination (access required)

Two Garrett County towns filed federal lawsuits against 3M Co. Tuesday, joining a growing list of plaintiffs from across the country that allege chemicals manufactured by 3M and other companies have contaminated their drinking water. The chemicals, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), ...

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Feds hope green funds spur economic development in Baltimore (access required)

Baltimore plans to use a $200,000 grant from the federal government to identify properties to rehab from contaminated brownfields into urban green spaces. The 30,000 vacant properties — 17,000 of them empty lots — targeted in East and West Baltimore ...

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