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Maryland study of Deep Creek Lake sediment advances

MCHENRY— The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s poised to begin the second phase of a Deep Creek Lake sedimentation study. The Cumberland Times-News reported Wednesday that the work beginning next week will evaluate the entire lake. The agency ...

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Answers wanted on convention center plan (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — A Senate subcommittee adopted a measure in the capital budget on Thursday that would fund the planning and design of a proposed expansion to the Baltimore Convention Center with one caveat. The Budget and Taxation capital budget subcommittee ...

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Editorial: Fracking study is wise course

The House of Delegates acted wisely this week in approving legislation that would require energy companies to pay to pay for environmental safety studies before drilling into the Marcellus Shale beneath Western Maryland in their search for natural gas. Under ...

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’09 groundwater pollution study at Ft. Detrick flawed

HAGERSTOWN — A 2009 federal study that concluded groundwater contamination from Fort Detrick was unlikely to have harmful health effects was flawed, a national scientific panel said Monday, prompting the state’s two U.S. senators to demand a faster cleanup of ...

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Mikulski demands faster Fort Detrick groundwater cleanup

HAGERSTOWN — U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is demanding a faster cleanup of Fort Detrick groundwater after a national panel of scientists faulted a study that concluded harmful health effects were unlikely. The Maryland Democrat said Monday that cleanup efforts at ...

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Study: Jurors struggle with reckless, knowing conduct (access required)

A new study has found that jurors often struggle with how to distinguish reckless or knowing conduct on the part of defendants. The study, Sorting Guilty Minds, appeared in a recent issue of the New York University Law Review and ...

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Elk reintroduction opposed in Garrett County

CUMBERLAND — A proposal to reintroduce elk in western Maryland is running into opposition in Garrett County. Garrett County Commission Chairman Gregan Crawford said county officials were not included in preliminary talks about the idea which originated with a special ...

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