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  • Input sought on Loch Raven Reservoir North watershed goals

    Input sought on Loch Raven Reservoir North watershed goals
    Charlie Conklin isn't talking about multi-million chicken farms, a problem on the Eastern Shore. He isn't referring to residential developments being built in once-rural areas, another problem. Instead, Conklin, president of the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy, is concerned about small farms, horse operations and privately owned land that impact the Loch Raven Reservoir watershed.
  • Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore

    Environmental groups cleaning up sites across Baltimore
    Several environmental groups will be cleaning up parts of Baltimore Saturday to drum up support for a city bill that would add a surcharge for using disposable plastic bags. The groups — who argue that disposable plastic bags make up a significant...

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

    Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
    Hopes for redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in Baltimore County — and the promise of new jobs — took two giant strides forward Thursday as the land was sold to a new owner who also reached agreement with state and federal...

    Citywide cleanup, reusable bag distribution planned for Saturday

    Citywide cleanup, reusable bag distribution planned for Saturday
    Environmentalists will team up Saturday to build support for a 5-cent plastic bag fee in Baltimore by handing out reusable bags and taking part in a citywide cleanup effort. Blue Water Baltimore, Waterfront Partnership, Chesapeake Bay Foundation,...

    From Virginia, another idea for reversing crab decline

    The latest idea for pulling Chesapeake blue crabs back from the brink of disaster — a fascinating and frustrating subject about which everyone seems to have an opinion — comes from the watermen who harvest and sell crabs in the Virginia end of...