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  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away.
  • Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]

    Clean water is good for Maryland business [Commentary]
    The new Waters of the U.S. rule is designed to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects a variety of important waters, including seasonal and rain-dependent streams, as well as wetlands near rivers and streams. Getting it implemented will depend on...

    Baltimore County Police respond to oil spill in front of Wilkens Precinct

    Baltimore County Police respond to oil spill in front of Wilkens Precinct
    Baltimore County Police and hazardous material units responded to an oil spill in front of the Wilkens Precinct in Catonsville Wednesday afternoon, said Julia Hardgrove, spokeswoman for the Baltimore County Police. A delivery truck was attempting to...

    Baltimore's position in crude oil market grows as U.S. confronts concerns

    Baltimore's position in crude oil market grows as U.S. confronts concerns
    A Houston-based company asked Maryland for a permit to ship millions of gallons of crude oil through its South Baltimore marine terminal as the nation's oil industry surges. Another company in the Fairfield industrial area began moving crude oil in...

    Small petroleum spill spotted in Susquehanna River off Havre de Grace

    A petroleum like substance of unknown origin was reported in the Susquehanna River off Havre de Grace late Monday afternoon, officials from the Harford County Department of Emergency Services said. A driver traveling over the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial...