| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A broad coalition of environmental and other groups urged Gov. Martin O'Malley Tuesday to oppose development of a natural gas export terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, calling it an unacceptable environmental and safety threat.
Members of the coalition,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Among the 76 calls for medical and fire-rescue service the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department received during the period Sept. 8-15 were the following:
912 South Rolling Road, 2:08 p.m. Sept. 12. Crews from the Arbutus volunteer station and Catonsville,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Dominion Resources won federal approval Wednesday to export liquefied natural gas to countries that don't have free trade agreeemnts with the United States from its terminal at Cove Point in Calvert County.
The Chesapeake Bay terminal, now used...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Pasadena resident Bill Hubick and Jim Brighton of Easton stand on a wooden overlook at the edge of a shallow pond at Wooten's Landing Park in the Harwood area of southern Anne Arundel.
It's silent, except for animals. On a whim, Brighton asks Hubick...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Blair Wheeler had fished only a few times in her life when she decided to rent a charter boat off Tracys Landing near Deale in late July to celebrate the respective birthdays of her husband and brother. It was the first time Wheeler had gone fishing on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:56 PM
An energy company that wanted to build a terminal in Sparrows Point to import liquefied natural gas and an 88-mile pipeline into Pennsylvania has scrapped those plans after a seven-year fight over safety and environmental concerns.
| Oct 2, 2013
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, October 3, 1963:
The practically completed single lane section of the East-West Expressway in Harford County from Hickory to Jarrettsville was opened to traffic. The plan was to eventually extend the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
One of the largest urban woodland parks in the eastern United States appears destined to get less wooded. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. aims to cut a swath up to two miles long through Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park in West Baltimore to replace an aging...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The regulations released last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to limit carbon emissions from new power plants are so clearly necessary — and have been in the works for years — that it's difficult to even think of them as...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Inside Melinda Byrd's Woodbine art studio hangs a pledge that she made to the community to be more environmentally friendly.
Part of the pledge is a commitment not to use any petroleum solvents for any of her projects.
"It was instilled within me as a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Harford County received $1.5 million in state grants to buy land easements in the Deer Creek Rural Legacy Area, continuing to make it one of the best-funded legacy areas in Maryland, Harford County's agricultural preservation head said.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A recent letter ("Wind and solar aren't viable energy alternatives — and will never be," Aug. 5) misstates the facts in an attempt to attack wind energy.
Wind power is already a mainstream energy source in the U.S., accounting for 35 percent of...