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Timothy B. Wheeler

Writer

Tim Wheeler reports on the environment and Chesapeake Bay. He's a former president of the Society of Environmental Journalists, and has won numerous awards for his coverage. In more than 25 years at the Sun, he's also covered growth and development, state and local government and higher education. Before joining the Sun, he worked for a regional news service in Washingon, D.C., and newspapers in Norfolk and Richmond, Va.

Recent Articles

  • Watermen win changes to oyster reef restoration

    Watermen win changes to oyster reef restoration

    Not far from the waterfront palaces bordering this picturesque Eastern Shore town, a barge-mounted crane is busily building new homes — in the water. Tons of broken clam shells and granite are going into the Tred Avon River to give a new start to millions of oysters. Maryland's ambitious campaign...

  • Frosh seeks outside help for well pollution lawsuit

    Frosh seeks outside help for well pollution lawsuit

    Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is seeking outside help to pursue a lawsuit against the oil industry for putting an additive in gasoline that caused widespread contamination of ground water across the state. A notice posted on the attorney general's website Tuesday invites proposals from...

  • Hogan can't make spending switch without Assembly OK

    Hogan can't make spending switch without Assembly OK

    Twice in the past few days, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has declared that he won't spend money as the Democratic-controlled legislature prescribed in the budget, and will instead spend it for causes he favors. Hogan said he would take $68 million that lawmakers set aside for schools and use it...

  • Court halts stream crossings by natural gas pipeline in Baltimore County

    Court halts stream crossings by natural gas pipeline in Baltimore County

    A Baltimore County judge stopped completion — at least temporarily — of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties, declaring that state regulators failed to do enough to protect environmentally sensitive waterways and historic properties in the controversial...

  • Maryland honeybee losses among highest in U.S., survey finds

    Maryland honeybee losses among highest in U.S., survey finds

    Maryland's beekeepers lost nearly 61 percent of their colonies on average in the past year, one of the highest declines in the nation, according to an annual survey released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Summer bee die-offs in the state and nationwide outstripped winter losses for the...

  • City moves to expand electric-vehicle charging in municipal garages

    City moves to expand electric-vehicle charging in municipal garages

    Driving an electric car in Baltimore is about to become a little less anxiety-producing, as the city moves to double the number of spaces in municipal parking garages where battery-powered vehicles can be recharged. The Board of Estimates agreed Wednesday to let a Baltimore-based company install...

  • Suitland man gets 20 years for Laurel home invasion

    Suitland man gets 20 years for Laurel home invasion

    A Suitland man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for his role in a home invasion last fall, according to the Anne Arundel County state's attorney's office. An Anne Arundel jury had found Anthony Richardson, 30, guilty in April of burglary, armed robbery and other charges after a two-day...

  • Cat injured in Joppa townhouse fire

    Cat injured in Joppa townhouse fire

    Fire damaged a townhouse in Joppa Friday, injuring the owner's cat, according to a fire company spokesman. Firefighters with the Joppa-Magnolia volunteer fire company were called shortly after 3 p.m. to the 1200 block Plaza Circle to fight a fire inside a two-story end-of-group townhouse, said...

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