Ellicott City's George Grall, a freelance photographer for National Geographic magazine, will give a photo-heavy presentation Nov. 16 at the Howard County Conservancy on one of his favorite subjects, the reawakening of amphibians in spring's vernal pools.
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.
Perdue witness says cows, not chickens being raised for the Salisbury-based company by an Eastern Shore farm couple, are the source of pollution found in a ditch draining the farm near Berlin. Lawyer for Waterkeeper Alliance, which is suing the farmers and Perdue, presses the witness, a Virginia Tech microbiologist, to acknowledge that exhaust fans on poultry houses can blow significant amounts of manure out onto the ground.
If a little green might help restore Baltimore's ailing harbor, how can a lot be bad? That's the question city, state and federal officials are pondering as they weigh a local marina magnate's plan to fill an unused corner of the Inner Harbor with a large floating marsh.
Councilman Huff's actions during 2012 CZMP process have demonstrated that he will use his authority to benefit a chosen few, rather than for the benefit of the county as a whole. These decisions represent a loss for land preservation, local farming, water quality, the environment and democracy.
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.
A disputed proposal to build a trash-burning power plant in South Baltimore gets another airing Thursday, as the state Public Service Commission weighs whether to give the New York-based developer more time to build the $1 billion facility.
Going block by block, crews in bucket trucks are converting 70,000 Baltimore street lights from sodium vapor lights to long-lasting, energy-saving LEDs. Critics complain the new lights don't illuminate the area as well.
Environmentalists paddled kayaks along Dundee Creek Saturday to call attention to the recent sale of three local coal-fired power plants they say should be shut down for polluting the air. Jan Hoffmaster of Millersville, the outings chairman for the Maryland chapter of the Sierra Club, told a team of the organization's volunteers they were on a three-part mission: "Enjoy, explore and protect."
The final chapter in the Sparrows Point steel mill's 125-year history could be at hand. A redevelopment firm partnering with a liquidator won the bidding for the Baltimore County complex at a court-ordered auction.