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2009-01-05 12:00:53

An environmental group filed a lawsuit Monday to require the U.S.

2008-12-30 10:55:00

The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population has been devastated by pollution, overfishing and lax federal oversight, a U.S. environmental group said. The U.S.

2008-12-10 13:15:00

Super-Clean Natural Gas Facility Could Break Ground in First Half of 2009 SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles County, Maryland, and Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) today announced completion of a development agreement for the CPV St.

2008-09-30 00:00:18

The polluted Chesapeake Bay is struggling to hold its own, despite 25 years of cleanup efforts, The Baltimore Sun said.

2008-09-29 00:00:19

The Game Commission went to bat for its deputy wildlife conservation officers this past week during a Senate Game and Fisheries Committee hearing. The deputy program has been around since 1903. Its validity has been called into question recently, though, by state Sen.

2008-09-26 18:00:29

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer Yesterday, just one day after a fish kill left the shores along Bear Neck Creek lined with dead menhaden, the county closed the creek due to a sewage spill.

2008-09-26 18:00:29

By LIAM FARRELL Staff Writer The state's Critical Area Commission filed a lawsuit this morning demanding the demolition of an opulent home built without permits on Little Dobbins Island in the Magothy River.

2008-09-25 17:46:30

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer A massive fish kill yesterday covered both shores of Bear Neck Creek off the Rhode River, the fifth such event this month for Anne Arundel.

2008-09-21 09:00:17

By IRENE BOWERS By Irene Bowers Correspondent BAYSIDE If you think twice before applying fertilizer to your lawn, you know how to make Susan French happy. French was recently named "2008 Volunteer of the Year" by Lynnhaven River NOW.

2008-09-16 03:00:16

By Bystrom, Andy The wooden oars sliced through the Rappahannock's smooth surface as we traveled, dripping sweat, at the slowest of clips past unbroken stretches of wooded shoreline. Shades of green emerged from the haze as we drew near.


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