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Md., Del. make list of worst power plant polluters

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. ...

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New standards bode well for electric cars

As a Baltimore County lawmaker and statewide environmental advocate drove a demonstrative lap around a Charles Village block in an electric car Wednesday, whatever sound made by the Nissan Leaf was drowned by louder vehicles rumbling south on St. Paul Street.

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Maryland ranks 5th among ‘Toxic 20’

Maryland ranks as the fifth-worst state in the country for toxic air pollution caused by coal- and oil-fired power plants, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. The environmental group and the Physicians for Social Responsibility on Wednesday jointly released ...

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