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  • Maryland charges multiple oyster fishermen

    Maryland charges multiple oyster fishermen
    Four Maryland men were charged with power dredging for oysters in a sanctuary on Tilghman Island, the state's Department of Natural Resources said Friday. DNR police charged Bartlett Wade Murphy Jr., 39, Benjamin Murphy, 62, both of Tilghman Island, and...
  • Cove Point must have full impact study [Letter]

    Cove Point must have full impact study [Letter]
    I live near the Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, and the changeover from an import to an export facility is change of a magnitude not seen in the state of Maryland at any time before ("Natural gas bleeds into...
  • O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation

    O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed state budget is balanced in part with funds shifted from programs meant to buy parkland and protect farmland from development, according to highlights of the plan released by the governor's office. Conservationists say...
  • Cove Point plan deserves greater scrutiny [Letter]

    Cove Point plan deserves greater scrutiny [Letter]
    Thank you for advocating for the application of an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed liquefied natural gas export facility at Cove Point ("Cove Point deserves closer examination," Dec. 2). Yes, that is the least we should do. However, I want...
  • De Blasio-ism should strike fear in the hearts of New York [Commentary]

    De Blasio-ism should strike fear in the hearts of New York [Commentary]
    FACT: New York City's Bill de Blasio ran on a progressive platform of "tax the rich," government welfare-ism and strident unionism in his successful bid to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg. OPINION: Mr. de Blasio is the new hope and change for America'...
  • Fracking protest kicks off Assembly

    Fracking protest kicks off Assembly
    Environmentalists concerned about shale gas drilling in Maryland returned to Annapolis Wednesday to try again for a legislative moratorium on "fracking," as the controversial technique of hydraulic fracturing is called. Waving signs and chanting...
  • Two men charged with over harvesting rockfish from Patapsco River

    Two men charged with over harvesting rockfish from Patapsco River
    Two Middle River men were charged Monday with overfishing striped bass from the Patapsco River, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police. Terry Alan Myrick, 53, and John James Messinger, 37, were caught near the Key Bridge on New Year's Day with...
  • Drinking water contamination not only downside of proposed gas pipeline [Letter]

    Thank you for Tim Wheeler's article on opposition to the construction of a new natural gas pipeline because of the effects it may have on local water supplies ("Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear," Jan. 1). There are other reasons to...
  • Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear

    Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear
    Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...
  • 2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County

    2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County
    Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week. The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins...
  • Holiday season is time to crack down on oyster poaching in Chesapeake Bay

    Holiday season is time to crack down on oyster poaching in Chesapeake Bay
    The weeks leading to the holidays tend to be the most active for oyster poachers in the Chesapeake Bay, but the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and state police were hoping in recent days that new technology and harsher penalties would help...
  • Appearance of snowy owls has bird-watchers flying high

    Appearance of snowy owls has bird-watchers flying high
    Peering into his tripod-mounted Swarovski scope, Hal Wierenga tries to explain why he's out in the cold along the Magothy River, searching for a big white bird that might never appear. "For those of us who do what we do, it's an event," he says, scanning...