| May 22, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Maryland's coastal zones are the lifeblood of our state and especially vulnerable to sea level. That's why the terrifying news of the collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet melt hits particularly close to home ("Historic sites face climate threats," May...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:39 AM
A 21.9-acre parcel of land on the Spring Grove Hospital Center campus in Catonsville may soon be up for sale.
The Maryland Department of Planning has recommended that the land, which is zoned for office technology and lies adjacent to Interstate 695, be...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Environmental regulators said Thursday that they gave the final go-ahead for construction of the Harbor Point project, allowing the developer to begin driving pilings next week for a new Exelon Corp. office tower at the former factory site laced with...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy.
Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The next time you stroll through your supermarket, take a breather by the poultry. Pick up a chicken and place the package in your cart. Next, walk over to the beverage aisle and put nine gallon-sized jugs of water next to the unfortunate bird.
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:24 PM
A top Environmental Protection Agency official visited Baltimore Thursday to make the case for a new federal rule spelling out what streams and wetlands enjoy legal protection from development or disturbance.
Nancy K. Stoner, acting assistant EPA...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler highlights Maryland’s role in Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts in a new ad that will begin airing tomorrow in his campaign for governor.
In a second ad, Gansler pledges “to lift up all of our kids” if...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:19 PM
With debris from last week's deluge still littering the Inner Harbor, a big new weapon is poised to take on the rafts of floating trash that routinely gross out Baltimore's waterfront visitors and residents alike.
A "water wheel" designed to scoop up...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The legal blogosphere was buzzing last month with the discovery of a major gaffe in a Supreme Court decision that had just been released. What attracted all the attention was not so much the substance of the error — misrepresenting the position of...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:14 AM
The would-be developers of a residential neighborhood in Frederick are suing the federal government over alleged groundwater contamination from neighboring Fort Detrick.
Waverley View Investors LLC, which owns 92 acres near the long-standing center for...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Think sunshine — not just sweetness — when you see the Domino Sugars sign lighting up the Inner Harbor at night.
Solar panels have been installed on a rooftop at the sugar refinery off Key Highway to illuminate the neon fixture that's long...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Baltimore has joined with other major U.S. cities in defending the federal government's authority to impose a "pollution diet" on the Chesapeake Bay.
New York City, with sign-ons from Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco,...