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Environmental Pollution

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  • Potomac River marina stirs concern for oysters

    Potomac River marina stirs concern for oysters
    — With oysters showing signs of revival in the Chesapeake Bay, some are trying to bring the bivalves back in the bay's second largest tributary, the Potomac River. Just two years into their fledgling effort to restore the river's once-bountiful...
  • 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...
  • High court weighs farm record access

    High court weighs farm record access
    How far can state officials go in blocking public access to records showing how Maryland farms are doing at reducing their pollution of the Chesapeake Bay? That's the question the state's top court is weighing after recent oral arguments in Annapolis....
  • The poultry industry's dirty secret [Letter]

    The poultry industry's dirty secret [Letter]
    I was disgusted to read Bill Satterfield's wrongly titled commentary on the poultry industry's role in Chesapeake Bay pollution ("Md. farmers are wrongly blamed for bay troubles," March 13). The handful of large chicken companies like Perdue on the...
  • City street-sweeping expansion to rely on cooperation, not enforcement

    City street-sweeping expansion to rely on cooperation, not enforcement
    Neighborhood streets far from downtown will receive regular street sweeping for the first time starting next month. But residents won't see signs telling them when to move their cars off the street. They also won't face fines or towing for failure to do...
  • Local drone business planning to fly

    Local drone business planning to fly
    At least one local business is planning to fly drones over Baltimore after a judge ruled that there is no law prohibiting the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft. Terry Kilby, who with his wife, Belinda, published a book last year of aerial...
  • Purple Line clears federal environmental review

    Purple Line clears federal environmental review
    State officials' assessment of the environmental impacts of the proposed Purple Line through suburban Washington satisfies federal environmental standards, the Federal Transit Administration announced this week — an important green light for the...
  • Across from Harbor Point, an unofficial air-monitoring effort

    Across from Harbor Point, an unofficial air-monitoring effort
    Ana Rule stepped onto a balcony outside the Inn at the Black Olive Sunday morning to check the first results of an unusual air-monitoring effort — one intended to make sure official monitoring across the street is accurate. The hotel in Baltimore'...
  • Bid to alter storm-water fees draws fire

    Bid to alter storm-water fees draws fire
    A late bid in Annapolis to alter Maryland's storm-water fee law has drawn fire from environmentalists and from the attorney general's office, calling it an unconstitutional end run on the legislative process. Senators meeting with their House...
  • Stormwater fee flap smoothed over

    Stormwater fee flap smoothed over
    A dispute brewing in Annapolis over a late bid to alter Maryland's storm-water fee law - one that reportedly threatened approval of the state's budget - was resolved Thursday, with lawmakers agreeing to limit a proposed exemption from the controversial...
  • Loyola Blakefield team conjures imaginary plan for Harbor Point

    Loyola Blakefield team conjures imaginary plan for Harbor Point
    They toured the site — 27 aces of prime waterfront property wedged between ritzy Harbor East and trendy Fell's Point in Baltimore City. They met with the developer, who reviewed his $1 billion project of offices, retail, residential and hotel....
  • O'Malley: Md.'s commitment to open space remains strong [Letter]

    O'Malley: Md.'s commitment to open space remains strong [Letter]
    In a recent Sun article calling on me, and Maryland's legislature to reaffirm our longstanding commitment to parks, playgrounds, trails and fields ("Marylanders need to speak up for open space," April 1), Dan Rodricks does a good job of spotlighting an...