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Timothy B. Wheeler

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.
Baltimore lawmakers eye new bid to ease lead-paint industry litigation

Moved to address the continuing poisoning of Maryland children by the paint in their homes, Baltimore legislators plan to seek legislation aimed at holding manufacturers of the lead pigment once used in house paint liable for the lasting health damage caused by the products they sold decades ago.

Baltimore joins in backing Obama climate plan

Baltimore joined other U.S. cities Tuesday in defending the Obama administration's efforts to regulate climate-altering carbon emissions from power plants.

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