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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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  • A loss of 'Pride'

    A loss of 'Pride'
    Reaction to the decision by Carnival Cruise Lines to leave the Port of Baltimore next year because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not agreed to its proposal to use scrubbers, instead of cleaner fuel, to meet air quality requirements breaks...
  • Carnival's departure will take jobs with it

    Helen Delich Bentley hit it right on the nose: "Do they [the EPA] want people to work or do they want them to go on welfare?" ("Carnival has plans to ship out of port," June 28). Just look at the record number of people on welfare and the continuing...
  • EPA is villain in Carnival pull-out

    The real headline on the article regarding Carnival Cruise Lines' decision to leave Baltimore ("Carnival has plans to ship out of port," June 28) should have been: "EPA will cost Maryland and Baltimore jobs." This is just the beginning for the loss of...
  • O'Malley lobbies EPA to ease cruise ship pollution rule

    O'Malley lobbies EPA to ease cruise ship pollution rule
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has interceded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Carnival Cruise Lines after the company threatened to pull its business from Baltimore over a pending air-quality regulation that would require large, ocean-...
  • Baltimore gets $400,000 to redevelop brownfields

    Baltimore gets $400,000 to redevelop brownfields
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it is awarding $400,000 to the Baltimore Development Corp. to evaluate potentially contaminated property in the city for cleanup and redevelopment. The BDC, the city's economic development...
  • Tolls, taxes and fees

    Tolls, taxes and fees
    Maryland appears to be getting through the first week of July with no signs of Armageddon. Motorists are commuting in numbers typical for this time of year. A lot of their kids are staying home from school, but this is likely due to something called...
  • OC, Del. beaches ranked 'superstars' for water quality

    OC, Del. beaches ranked 'superstars' for water quality
    If you're thinking of hitting the beach anytime this summer, the Natural Resources Defense Council suggests you're much less likely to get sick playing in the surf at Ocean City or at Dewey and Rehoboth beaches in Delaware. The New York-based...
  • Biodiesel is green and farm-friendly

    Biodiesel is green and farm-friendly
    While the petroleum industry and alternative fuels supporters debate the merits of more domestic drilling versus providing assistance through the federal Renewable Fuels Standard in diversifying the transportation fuels market, it's important to note...
  • Maryland legislature should revisit 'rain tax' [Editorial]

    Maryland legislature should revisit 'rain tax' [Editorial]
    Taxpayers rarely react well to the notion of paying more, even when the reason is as seemingly altruistic as an environmental cause. The state's Watershed Protection and Restoration Program, known to opponents as "the rain tax," is no exception. In...
  • Coast Guard finishes cleanup of Curtis Bay Superfund site

    Coast Guard finishes cleanup of Curtis Bay Superfund site
    After nearly a dozen years, $16 million and the removal of some 50,000 tons of contaminated dirt, the Coast Guard declared the Superfund site at the Coast Guard Yard south of Baltimore cleaned and ready for duty Thursday. The yard landed on the Superfund...
  • Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore

    Carnival pulling Pride from Baltimore
    Carnival Cruise Lines announced plans Thursday to leave the port of Baltimore, a move that could cost the region scores of jobs and millions in economic activity generated by big-spending passengers and businesses servicing the ships. The Miami-based...
  • Yes, Bob Dole, Reagan would still be a Republican

    Yes, Bob Dole, Reagan would still be a Republican
    "Could people like Bob Dole, even Ronald Reagan -- could you make it in today's Republican Party?" Chris Wallace of "Fox News Sunday" asked former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole. "I doubt it," Mr. Dole replied. "Reagan...