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  • Cove Point natural gas export facility gets state OK

    Cove Point natural gas export facility gets state OK
    A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland moved closer to reality Friday, but state regulators ordered the terminal's owner to include more safety and environmental protections for the controversial project, and to donate $48 million...
  • Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism

    Closure of Jones Road parking lot in Gunpowder Falls State Park opens Park Service to criticism
    Since May 2, boaters and anglers trying to use a Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot in Kingsville have encountered a padlocked gate. Signs in English and Spanish flanking the gate say the Jones Road lot is closed through Sept. 1 to “allow the...
  • Obama taking a cue from Maryland on climate

    Obama taking a cue from Maryland on climate
    When the Obama administration unveils its plan today for fighting climate change by clamping down on power plant emissions, it will try to get the rest of the nation to join an effort already underway in Maryland and a number of other states....
  • Survey finds oysters regaining 'foothold' in Bay

    Survey finds oysters regaining 'foothold' in Bay
    Maryland's depleted oyster population has more than doubled since 2010, state officials reported Wednesday, giving state scientists hope the bivalves are on track to regain a "substantial foothold" in the Chesapeake Bay after being devastated by...
  • Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay

    Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay
    The Maryland Seafood Marketing Program, an effort of the state's Department of Natural Resources, has started up its fourth season of chef education tours.  The tours offer culinary professionals an opportunity to see Chesapeake seafood products up...
  • BGE is sued over gas explosion that killed 8-year-old boy

    BGE is sued over gas explosion that killed 8-year-old boy
    The family of a boy killed after a natural gas explosion has sued Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., alleging that it ignored its failing pipes that leaked the gas and triggered the explosion. Troy Douglas, 8, was killed in February as he was walking home...
  • Quick-thinking Harford man saves bald eagle entangled in fishing line

    Quick-thinking Harford man saves bald eagle entangled in fishing line
    David Meadows, of Street, was fishing for white perch before dawn Saturday in Susquehanna State Park outside Havre de Grace. Meadows, 51, found a spot along the Susquehanna River, just upstream from where Deer Creek meets the river, and put his line in...
  • Gas export facility clears hurdle

    Gas export facility clears hurdle
    A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland cleared another hurdle Thursday, when a federal review found the controversial project poses no significant risks to nearby residents' safety and no major environmental impacts. The Federal...
  • Kindness toward our feathered friends [Editorial]

    Kindness toward our feathered friends [Editorial]
    Last Saturday was meant to be a pleasurable morning (or day) of perch fishing. It turned out to be a bit more of an adventure for Dave Meadows, 51, of Street, who was startled from his early morning fishing trip on the bank of the Susquehanna, just...
  • Car strikes gas station near BWI

    Car strikes gas station near BWI
    A car ran into a gas station near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Thursday afternoon, striking a natural gas line and causing a road closure, airport officials said. The car struck the Shell station on Aviation Boulevard near the north cargo area...
  • Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S. [Commentary]

    Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S. [Commentary]
    In the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and a still stagnant economy, President Barack Obama faces two important questions on energy transmission: a decision on the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and the question of increasing...
  • Cove Point opponents, supporters flood state with comments

    Cove Point opponents, supporters flood state with comments
    Opponents and supporters of plans to export liquefied natural gas from a Southern Maryland facility flooded state regulators with more than 60,000 letters Wednesday, the deadline for public comments on one aspect of the proposal. The Cove Point complex...