| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency's new proposed limits on carbon pollution from power plants is a reminder that climate change affects all of us in different ways ("Carbon rules can work," June 2).
I can't remember the number of times that large...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As a resident of Howard County I am excited about the landmark federal standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency ("Carbon rules can work," June 2).
This week, the EPA proposed the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:21 AM
To investigate the possibly of future water rate increases, Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Monday will request a hearing to discuss a request by the Department of Public Works to borrow up to $2 billion.
| 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...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:45 AM
A Baltimore nonprofit AmeriCorps program will receive $200,000 in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant money to train 72 city residents for careers in environmental cleanup work.
The nonprofit, Civic Works, was one of 18 groups nationwide that...
| 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 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...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
A 30-second TV spot by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler touts his record enforcing environmental laws, vowing that if he's elected governor he'll continue to fight for clean air and a clean Chesapeake Bay.
What the ad says: The spot opens with...