Maryland’s lawsuit to redress the contamination of its waters with a gasoline additive can proceed after a federal judge denied the majority of motions to dismiss. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander ruled on multiple motions to dismiss on Sept. 4. She ...Read More »
The Maryland Department of the Environment validly imposed stormwater-protection standards on two counties more stringent than the counties’ population sizes would generally call for under the law and legitimately mandated that they reduce polluting discharges beyond “the maximum extent practicable,” ...Read More »
GRANTSVILLE — The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving a western Maryland coal mine permission to increase the amount of water it discharges into the Casselman River as production increases. The agency announced on Thursday its final determination to ...Read More »
A divided Maryland high court has upheld the state environmental agency’s approval of emissions from a crematorium, even though the test for airborne toxins was conducted at the outer edge of the commercial park in Millersville and not in a concerned, adjacent business.Read More »
LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is holding its first food recovery summit. The event in Linthicum Heights on Wednesday will bring together representatives from local, state and federal governments as well as nonprofits, the retail food industry, local ...
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Maryland will seek billions of dollars in penalties from automaker Volkswagen AG for using “defeat devices” to conceal illegal amounts of emissions produced by thousands of vehicles purported to have “clean diesel” technology, Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Tuesday. ...Read More »