Members of the Maryland Green Registry joined with officials of the Maryland Department of the Environment on Tuesday to present the fourth annual leadership awards.
A Baltimore City Council committee on Tuesday amended the city’s proposed stormwater remediation fee to give port and harbor area industries an 85 percent break.
Environmental groups say draft pollution permits for CSX Transportation Inc.’s coal export facility in South Baltimore do not adequately protect Baltimore’s harbor.
The Maryland Department of the Environment said preliminary monitoring results from 2012 show “measurable signs of improvement” in air quality across the state.
This week’s decision by a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge to halt construction of a major casino project, due in part to environmental concerns raised by residents of the nearby Westport neighborhood, offers some insight into the challenge developers face in balancing the interests of myriad stakeholders.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has filed a consent decree in federal court requiring the cleanup of coal ash pollution in three counties. The decree requires utility company GenOn to clean up ground and surface water pollution at its coal ash disposal sites in Charles, Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. The decree also requires […]
D. Lee Currey has been named director of the Maryland Department of the Environment's Science Services Administration.
A high-priced General Assembly lobbyist is being fined by the Maryland Department of the Environment for owning two Annapolis rowhomes the state says contain lead paint.
CUMBERLAND — Some Allegany County officials say a state proposal for reducing Chesapeake Bay pollution would make it harder to build homes and businesses in the western Maryland mountains. The Cumberland Times-News reported in its Tuesday edition that the county commissioners have directed their staff to draft comments critical of so-called “growth offsets” proposed by […]
ELLICOTT CITY — Investigators were checking videos, track conditions and maintenance records Wednesday to find the cause of a deadly train derailment in Maryland and figure out if two young women sitting on a railroad bridge over the town’s main street contributed to the crash or if their presence was just a tragic coincidence. So […]
HAGERSTOWN — A panel studying the impact of natural gas drilling in western Maryland is holding a meeting to update residents on its work. The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission meets Monday night in McHenry. The Maryland Department of the Environment says the nighttime meeting at the Garrett College auditorium is intended to give residents an […]
Maryland and Delaware are among the nation’s top 20 power plant polluters, although Maryland has made significant cuts, according to rankings released Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Maryland ranked 19th, an improvement from fifth place the year before. Delaware rose one spot from 21st the year before. The new rankings are based on […]