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Maryland submits pollution diet plan after missing deadline

Maryland submitted its final "pollution diet" plan Friday, which details how the state will achieve Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction goals five years earlier than mandated by the federal government.

Tags: EPA , Pollution , Chesapeake Bay ,

Friday - 12/03/2010, 02:00am EST

No fish reported killed in sewage spill

About 162,000 gallons of sewage spilled into areas near Fouche Branch last week, but the spill had minimal immediate effect on the stream.

Tags: Spring Ridge , Fouche Branch , Spring Ridge Parkway , Jay Apperson , EPA , Linganore Creek , Pollution , fish kills

Thursday - 04/29/2010, 11:55am EDT

100K menhaden on beaches may have been dumped

The Maryland Department of the Environment now estimates that 100,000 dead menhaden have washed up on Maryland and Delaware beaches.

Tags: Dawn Stoltzfus , Maryland Department of Natural Resources , menhaden

Monday - 06/06/2011, 04:51pm EDT

Part of Md.'s Miles River reopened to shellfishing

Authorities say a portion of Maryland's Miles River has been reopened to shellfish harvesting.

Tags: Miles River

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 01:02pm EDT

Lawyer: None of the Fort Detrick claims shows any proof

A lawyer reviewing claims made by people who believe chemical testing at Fort Detrick caused a cancer cluster says none of the claims shows any support for their accusations.

Tags: Fort Detrick , cancer , Gary Zolyak , Cancer cluster , EPA , The Maryland Department of Health , Frederick County Health Department , Kristen Renee Foundation , Federal Tort Claims Act

Saturday - 03/12/2011, 09:49am EST

Hot summer has brought bad air, more health problems

In the first two weeks of July, Frederick Memorial Hospital logged 38 emergency room visits for asthma attacks -- only four fewer visits than in the entire month of June.

Tags: air quality , Frederick Memorial Hospital , ozone

Sunday - 08/01/2010, 12:21pm EDT