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If Americans needed a reminder of the serious environmental risks posed by the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, they got it last week with the oil spill in Mayflower, a suburb of Little Rock, Arkansas. More than 12,000 barrels of crude spilled into the town...
The concept behind the proposed Maryland Agriculture Certainty Program is sound. Farmers would voluntarily agree to meet relatively high standards for pollution runoff and hire third-party inspectors to verify the results. In return, they would be...
The Baltimore SunIf you can find steamed crabs in Baltimore, consider yourself lucky. Bo Brooks in Canton has an outgoing voice message telling customers there aren't any crabs. A hostess confirmed the bad news. The crabs aren't coming in. The problem is on the supply...
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 14, 1963: Heavy foam appeared on top of the waters of Winter's Run 50 years ago this week. The foam was checked by the state Water Pollution Control Commission and it was believed the foam was...
Employees who were barred from their offices on the Johns Hopkins at Keswick campus because of water contamination have been granted additional paid leave days, human resources officials said Friday. Employees in the campus' south building, which was...
While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm." Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
As she prepares to step down as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa P. Jackson says one of the "prouder moments" of her tenure was President Obama's agreement to have the federal government take the lead in trying to ramp up the...
I imagine that most people have positive associations with the word "nutrient," and in my years as a physician, I did, too. After all, nutrients, like protein and vitamin A, are the cornerstone of human nutrition. But when we talk about the Chesapeake...
In a widely watched case on the Eastern Shore, federal judge William Nickerson ruled Thursday that Alan and Kristin Hudson's Berlin farm was not in violation of the federal Clean Water Act. The plaintiffs, the Waterkeeper Alliance led by controversial...
Last week, a federal judge in Baltimore issued a verdict in a lawsuit filed by an environmental group against an Eastern Shore farming family and Perdue. After nearly three years of litigation, Judge William Nickerson ruled that the evidence presented...
Alan Hudson, the farmer at the center of a environmental law case that could shake up the Eastern Shore chicken business, took the stand in federal court Wednesday to tell his side of the story. Hudson testified that as a 19-year-old, he built the...
Colleen Wilson of Ellicott City became the first person to enroll in the University of Maryland, College Park's new meteorology degree program a year ago. Now she's embarking on research with some of the nation's top weather watchers. The program and the...
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