| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Tuesday's victory by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal appeals court in the District of Columbia has once again demonstrated that the science of climate change, while famously "inconvenient," is virtually impossible for fair and...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:20 AM
Two Baltimore groups were among 10 around the Chesapeake Bay receiving $376,000 Wednesday to "green" their communities while also providing job training.
Belair-Edison Neighborhoods Inc. and Southeast Community Development Corp. were awarded a combined...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:50 AM
With temperatures predicted to top 100 degrees today and stay in the high 90s into next week, air-quality forecasters are warning that smog across much of Maryland likely will reach unhealthful levels for children, older adults and anyone with breathing...
| Jun 30, 2012
Fresh off the hottest decade on record, it's a relief to know that the judicial system has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's right to limit the greenhouse gas emissions that are causing climate change ("EPA's climatic victory," June 28).
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:11 PM
High-earners in Maryland will feel a financial pinch as employers start withholding more money from paychecks to accommodate the higher income tax rates approved by the General Assembly in May and signed into law by Gov.Martin O'Malley.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
A funny thing happened in Washington last week: Congress approved several significant pieces of legislation on bipartisan votes and hardly anybody seemed to notice — or care (which might just explain how so much work got done).
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Last month, a Republican-aligned polling firm called on hunters and fishermen nationwide to get their views. Some of the results were unsurprising: Outdoorsmen regard themselves as politically conservative and register Republican over Democratic by a more...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:10 PM
The multistate effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay is on track to meet its latest timetable for cleaning up the ailing estuary, even though states failed to achieve all the short-term pollution reduction goals they set for themselves three years ago,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Biodiesel producers told a congressional panel Wednesday that they're struggling to stay afloat in the aftermath of fraud cases uncovered in Baltimore and Texas, and a spokesman for petroleum refiners faulted the Environmental Protection Agency for slow...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:59 AM
TV One will launch a series tonight that addresses the issue of missing Black Americans.
S. Epatha Merkerson, Emmy-Award-winner and longtime member of the NBC's "Law & Order" cast, will host the 10-part reality series from the Silver-Spring-based cable...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
With the Chesapeake Bay cleanup at a critical juncture, Gov. Martin O'Malley is calling on Marylanders to double down on their contribution to the effort, proposing to raise the "flush fee" every household pays from $2.50 to $5 a month, on average....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:06 PM
An aging, little-used power plant in Williamsport is slated to be closed later this year rather than meet new federal air-pollution limits, its owner announced Thursday, in what could be a spate of such shutdowns resulting from the controversial Obama...