When Paul Mueller — a custom home builder and developer — decided to renovate an historic building in Sykesville at the start of 2013, he knew it could be a lengthy process. A year and a half later, he is still working on gaining final approval and permits from multiple agencies, he said.
Delmarva's marvelously productive salt marsh ecosystem is losing ground to the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Salt marsh is that green fringe that protects natural areas, farms and communities from coastal storms and tides.
The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the mid-Atlantic and south Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists.
On a Civil War battlefield where tens of thousands of men clashed fifteen decades ago, eight Ku Klux Klan members unfurled their group's banner Saturday afternoon and called for a new uprising to oust President Obama.
President Barack Obama on Monday set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore for a federal park to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom.
Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill has passed the General Assembly, but daunting regulatory, political and financial hurdles remain before a wind-driven power plant could be built in the water 10 miles from Ocean City.
Gov. Martin O'Malley achieved a long-sought victory Monday night as the General Assembly gave its final approval to his bill to encourage development of a wind energy industry driven by dozens of giant turbine off the state's Atlantic coast.
War of 1812 battlefields and other historic sites in Maryland could get a boost from legislation pending in Congress that would give the U.S. Department of Interior power to acquire the properties for preservation. Currently the federal government may do so only for Civil War battlefields.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police lost track of 761 state-owned firearms it issued to volunteer trainers in hunter education programs, creating a "public safety risk" and a potential misuse of federal money, according to a recent audit by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
A mature, egg-bearing northern snakehead has been discovered by scientists in a river just south of Annapolis, raising the possibility that low salinity in the Chesapeake Bay this year has allowed the invasive fish to escape from the Potomac River.