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Energy firm eyes shale bed under Southern Md.

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ANNAPOLIS — While most eyes in the debate on fracking are on the Marcellus Shale region in Western Maryland, a smaller gas basin underneath Southern Maryland is drawing a Texas-based energy company’s attention. Shore Exploration and Production Corp. has leased ...

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Harbor Point developers answer EPA

The developer of the $1 billion Harbor Point project said it has prepared a new air monitoring plan to evaluate levels of toxic hexavalent chromium before and during construction, according to new documents filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment.

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Councilman to Harbor Point: Delay groundbreaking

A request to delay groundbreaking on the luxury Harbor Point project was made Friday by a city councilman who was forced to postpone a scheduled community meeting to address environmental concerns for the $1.8 billion development to go on top of contained toxic waste site because of the shutdown of the federal government.

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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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State wetlands fee for dining piers drops 99% from last year

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Three Inner Harbor restaurants will ask the Board of Public Works on Wednesday for permission to modify their dining piers, more than a year after those restaurants decided the state’s asking price for such approval was too high.

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