| Oct 2, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Olson Wire Products Co. has agreed to pay an $80,000 fine to settle allegations it improperly stored hazardous wastes at its southwest Baltimore plant, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.
The agency cited Olson, which makes...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Two Washington-based environmental groups filed suit Wednesday to block pollution trading in the Chesapeake Bay, contending the market-based cleanup program violates the federal Clean Water Act and will undermine rather than help efforts to restore the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 9:08 AM
As recently as last week, at least one national writer was still throwing haymakers at Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, saying that his reputation as a winner had more to do with the Ravens defense than it did his own performance. That’s an argument...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:05 PM
— In a challenge to the Obama administration's efforts to jump-start the lagging restoration of the Chesapeake Bay, lawyers for farmers and homebuilders argued in federal court here Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Mitt Romney should stick to his record as Massachusetts governor when it comes to smart growth.
Flipping through the 2012 GOP platform for positions on this important issue, we find breathlessly inflammatory items such as:
•Accusing the Obama...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Lawyers in a closely watched pollution lawsuit targeting an Eastern Shore chicken farm and the Salisbury-based poultry company Perdue presented radically different previews of the case Tuesday as the trial began in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.
| 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....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore's scenic reservoirs could be transformed into lakes criss-crossed by rowboats as the city removes them from the water supply to comply with a federal health mandate.
To meet the 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Cleanup from an estimated 4,000-gallon diesel fuel spill at the I-95 Tydings Bridge near Havre de Grace continued Wednesday and was expected to take until at least Thursday to complete, a spokesperson for the Maryland Department of the Environment said....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:00 AM
While Baltimore's air is healthier to breathe than it used to be, at least one environmental group thinks it could be cleaner still.
The Sierra Club released a report this week contending that two power plants in the area - C.P. Crane in Baltimore...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:19 AM
When the Chesapeake Bay restoration program began in earnest in 1983, with the signing of the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement, it was hailed as the beginning of a new era of interjurisdictional partnering to save a national treasure. And so it was.