Some Howard County farmers are up in arms over development rights. They say a new bill before the County Council that would limit the use of septic systems would destroy the collateral they rely on when borrowing money to run their farms.
Empower Maryland program offers 50 percent rebates of up to $3,150 on retrofit projects that make homes more energy efficient by upgrading poor insulation, sealing leaks in air ducts and fixing cracks in walls and around windows and doors.
Construction equipment is in place at 2425 Whiteford Road in Whiteford and it appears the long-awaited clean up of arsenic-contaminated soil from a 26-acre parcel at that address is poised to begin any day now, according to the Maryland Department of Environment.
Baltimore County will hold a special, one-day collection event for household hazardous waste item on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Baltimore County Western Acceptance Facility, 3310 Transway Road, in Halethorpe.
Fort Meade's rapid growth in the last few years has made it the state's largest employer, but getting a foot in the door — or, rather, inside the guarded fence line — can be daunting. Residents crowded into a local high school for tips from Meade experts.
The northern Harford County stretch of I-95 did not fully re-open until 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, as clean-up crews spent almost 10 hours dealing with an overturned diesel truck at the Tydings Bridge near Havre de Grace.
Lawyers for farmers and home builders argued in federal court Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its legal authority and relied on a flawed computer model in setting a pollution "diet" for the Chesapeake Bay.