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Western Md. towns file suit over alleged water contamination

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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

Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin discusses the economic development opportunities associated with identifying and repairing green spaces. The EPA awarded the city a $200,000 grant to identify brownfields that can be turned into community green spaces. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar.)

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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Appeals court upholds EPA plan to clean up Chesapeake Bay

A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab. (File / The Daily Record)

PHILADELPHIA — A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab. The ruling by the ...

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