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Final designs for National Mall go on display

WASHINGTON — Lakeside gardens, dining rooms hovering over water, grassy new amphitheaters and underground pavilions at the foot of the Washington Monument have emerged as finalists in a design competition to overhaul neglected sites on the National Mall. Designers and ...

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Bay foundation says cuts threaten bay restoration

ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says proposed budget cuts in Annapolis are threatening bay restoration efforts. The foundation says the governor has already proposed diverting $23 million from the $48 million Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund. A ...

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State agencies oppose bill to stop further Chesapeake Bay regulations

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland agriculture and environmental officials are opposing a bill to prohibit additional bay restoration regulations on farmers until other states in the watershed catch up to their pollution reductions. Maryland Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance appeared Tuesday before a ...

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Obama cuts EPA, increases Chesapeake Bay Program

The Environmental Protection Agency’s main program to restore the Chesapeake Bay would get more money but other projects for the water way would be cut in the budget released Monday by President Barack Obama, a Chesapeake Bay Foundation official said. ...

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Farm Bureau seeks summary judgment in bay suit against EPA

The American Farm Bureau Federation is asking a federal judge to toss out the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay restoration strategy before its suit challenging the effort goes to trial. The federation filed a motion in U.S. District Court ...

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