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  • 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 support from our members of Congress for the agencies' proposal. It'll affect a lot more than your favorite crab cakes — it could save your job.
  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie

    CSX train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal derails in Bowie
    A CSX freight train carrying about 8,000 tons of coal partially derailed in Bowie early Thursday morning, according to CSX officials and the Prince George's County Fire & EMS Department. The incident marked the third major Mid-Atlantic incident for the...