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  • Bel Air officials expect increase in sewer rates

    Bel Air officials expect increase in sewer rates
    Bel Air town officials expect to propose an increase in residential and commercial sewer rates in order to reflect changes in the bulk rate Harford County charges the town to treat its sewage. Town Administrator Chris Schlehr told the town...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Natural gas bleeds into gubernatorial campaign

    Natural gas bleeds into gubernatorial campaign
    The controversy over exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay has become an issue in the race for Maryland's State House, at least among the Democratic candidates for governor. Saying the environmental costs are too high, Montgomery County...
  • From Russian warheads to megawatts

    From Russian warheads to megawatts
    A flatbed truck pulled away from the port of Baltimore last week carrying uranium once packed into nuclear warheads aimed at the United States. The shipment, bound for a processing plant in Kentucky, marked the end of a 20-year collaboration to convert...
  • Roadwork hits Bel Air as BGE replaces gas lines

    Roadwork hits Bel Air as BGE replaces gas lines
    Drivers in the Bel Air area, especially those using Route 1 in the area of Belair Bypass, may run into some construction work in the coming year. BGE is replacing natural gas lines around the town as part of Operation Pipeline, which has begun near...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Outdoors notebook: Step into the new year with a first-day hike

    Outdoors notebook: Step into the new year with a first-day hike
    Looking to get the new year off on the right foot? Maryland state parks are offering 24 guided walks on New Year's Day as part of the third-annual national First Day Hike program presented by America's State Parks and the American Hiking Society....
  • Pay now, save later [Editorial]

    Pay now, save later  [Editorial]
    BGE customers may not be thrilled with the news of the last two weeks. On Dec. 13, the Public Service Commission approved not only gas and electric distribution rate increases for the utility but it also took the unprecedented step of allowing the company...
  • State urged to tighten 'fracking' safeguards

    State urged to tighten 'fracking' safeguards
    With Maryland weighing some of the toughest regulations in the nation on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, environmentalists and some property owners are questioning whether the rules go far enough to safeguard drinking water, natural resources and...