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Appeals court upholds EPA plan to clean up Chesapeake Bay (access required)

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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City Council backs EPA water proposal

The Baltimore City Council on Monday passed a resolution supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed expansion of its jurisdiction over streams and wetlands. The resolution was introduced by Councilman James Kraft. “As elected officials, we know that society operates best ...

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House moves to block EPA’s expanded water authority

The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill to block the Obama administration from implementing a rule that asserts regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands — an action that critics call a classic Washington overreach.

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