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  • Army says no risks from radioactive material found at APG's Edgewood area

    Army says no risks from radioactive material found at APG's Edgewood area
    The Army will hold a public information meeting in Edgewood next week to go over its findings in connection with a former salvage site on Aberdeen Proving Ground, where a small amount of radioactive material was found beginning in 2009. The material...
  • Md. man gets 121/2-year term in biodiesel credit fraud

    Md. man gets 121/2-year term in biodiesel credit fraud
    A Perry Hall man was sentenced Friday to 121/2 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $42 million in restitution after being convicted of selling $9 million worth of fake biodiesel fuel credits to oil companies and commodities brokers. Rodney R....
  • Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay

    Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay
    For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...
  • Wind picks up steam

    Wind picks up steam
    Would you pay a little bit more on your monthly utility bill to help build a wind farm generating as much as 200 megawatts of electricity 12 miles or more off the coast of Maryland? That's really all Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed offshore wind bill...
  • Common ground for bishops, Obama

    More than a few Catholic bishops spent this election feverishly warning their flock that voting for Barack Obama put their souls at risk and posed a grave threat to religious liberty. Now that the president has been re-elected with a majority of...
  • Weis Markets poised to open at Towson Place

    Weis Markets poised to open at Towson Place
    When Weis Markets signed on as a tenant for the former Super Fresh location in Towson Place in June, Director of Public Relations Dennis Curtin said the company took over a building "with a roof, four walls, and a floor." After nine months of...
  • Heat just one home this winter

    Heat just one home this winter
    Maryland's state government desperately wants you to plug up your leaky house in order to use less electricity. To get homeowners on board, the Empower Maryland program is offering 50 percent rebates of up to $3,150 on retrofit projects that make your...
  • Some Howard farmers up in arms over development rights

    Marge Cissel is pressing her right index finger into the cover of a white loose-leaf binder containing a new state law limiting the use of septic systems, urging restricted development rights for some farm property. She's had the binder for months now,...
  • Harford Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address

    The following is the complete text of Harford County Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address delivered at the Harford County Council legislative session on Tuesday, Feb. 5: "Where there is no vision, the people perish", so it is...
  • Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework

    Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework
    Federal officials shut the government down as Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore late last month, but NOAA employee Holly Bamford remained hard at work. While heavy rain and wind lashed her Silver Spring office, the National Ocean Service manager oversaw...
  • Dilemma of the pro-life environmentalist

    "I would say that those who are callous about babies and callous about life ought to be brought to bear the callousness of their indifference." — Newt Gingrich "It's about some phony ideal, some phony theology." — Rick Santorum, on...
  • Anne Arundel council, residents facing plan for stormwater fees

    The county council will soon take up an issue that has swirled below the surface of Anne Arundel County politics, has the attention of environmentalists and constitutionalists alike, and will spark debate: Bill No. 2-13, which would impose fees on...