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Annapolis City Council to vote on reforestation legislation

Bill will require developers to replant each acre of tree they cut down

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Trump to begin reversing Obama-era cutbacks in carbon dioxide

The Trump administration will issue an executive order on Tuesday that begins dismantling a rule under former President Barack Obama that slashed carbon dioxide emissions and discouraged coal-fired electricity, U.S. environmental chief Scott Pruitt said.

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As crab season beckons, some watermen hope for new rules to bolster their harvest

Joel Hayden's investment, tens of thousands of dollars' worth of yellow-painted wire cages, is spread across his lawn in neat stacks. Just beyond the water's edge, his paycheck is burrowed in the mud.

It's the eve of blue crab season for watermen like the 28-year-old Hoopers Island native, and he is sparing no expense to prepare.

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Democrats push Hogan to oppose Chesapeake Bay funding cuts

Democratic leaders in the General Assembly introduced a resolution Thursday that calls on Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to oppose proposed cuts in federal funding for the Chesapeake Bay.

President Donald J.

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Maryland Senate panel OKs ban on fracking

A ban on the hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland has moved a step closer to approval.

The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee voted 8-3 on Wednesday to pass a bill that already has cleared the House of Delegates.

That sends the measure to the full Senate.

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan last week announced his support for banning the drilling process known as fracking.

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Maryland legislature advances bill that would prohibit routine antibiotic use on chickens

Legislation advancing in both chambers of the General Assembly could make all chicken raised in Maryland free from antibiotics.

The Senate and House of Delegates separately on Monday passed bills forbidding chicken companies from routinely giving birds antibiotics used to treat humans, unless the animals are sick.

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