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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 , Chesapeake Bay , Maryland Department of the Environment

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

Chesapeake Bay problems still persist

Activism about cleaning up the environment since the first Earth Day has diminished, says one noted bay expert.

Tags: Chesapeake Bay , Chesapeake Bay Foundation , Chesapeake Bay Program , Clean Water Act , Kent Mountford , Earth Day , Environmental Protection Agency , EPA , Tom Horton , population growth , urbanization , development

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 02:00am EDT

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 , Maryland Department of the Environment , EPA , Linganore Creek , fish kills

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

District's street sweepers begin cleanup

As the city works to get pollutants off city streets, it will be ticketing vehicles parked in street-sweeping lanes.

Tags: street cleaning , sweepercam , Parking , parking regulations , street sweepers , Chesapeake Bay , Anacostia River , runoff ,

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 11:48am EDT