An environmental group is releasing a report on pollution at sewage and wastewater treatment plants in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.Read More »
PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation’s rivers on their way toward disposal. Many environmentalists are horrified, but industry groups say barge transport has its advantages. Now, the wastewater ...Read More »
MIDLAND, Texas — When the rain stopped falling in Texas, the prairie grass yellowed, the soil cracked and oil drillers were confronted with a crisis. After years of easy access to cheap, plentiful water, the land they prized for its ...Read More »
CUMBERLAND — A Cumberland-based producer of dietary fiber has a new owner after resolving a pollution dispute with the state. The Cumberland Times-News reported Thursday that Fibred and its wastewater treatment facility Mexico Farms LLC have been purchased by International ...Read More »
PITTSBURGH — In the debate over natural gas drilling, the companies are often the ones accused of twisting the facts. But scientists say opponents sometimes mislead the public, too. Critics of fracking often raise alarms about groundwater pollution, air pollution, ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved more than $37 million in grants for upgrading septic systems and wastewater treatment plants. The Department of the Environment says the approval Wednesday includes $14.9 million in grants from the Bay ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says it is accepting applications from marinas seeking help in complying with new regulations for wastewater from boat cleaning. DNR says water used to pressure wash boat hulls usually contains copper, zinc and ...Read More »