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  • 'Green' gas plan offers climate-friendly home heating

    'Green' gas plan offers climate-friendly home heating
    (An earlier version of this post included incorrect information about Maryland Gas & Electric, its pricing and whether it offers a "green" gas plan involving carbon offsets. The Sun regrets the errors.) ---------------- (Another in an occasional...
  • Recreation and Outdoors calendar

    Canoe/kayak Today, May 19: USA Canoe/Kayak Whitewater Slalom Team Trials and Deep Creek Open, Adventure Sports Center International, Deep Creek Lake, Garrett County. Admission: free. Children's Adventure Series and Kids Day at The Races, 11 a.m.-2 p.m....
  • Work out for a good cause

    Work out for a good cause
    October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
  • Farming, building groups appeal Bay ruling

    Farming, building groups appeal Bay ruling
    Farming and building groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling recently that upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's "pollution diet" for the Chesapeake Bay. Lawyers for the American Farm Bureau Federation, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, and...
  • Annapolis' Paca Garden is fertile ground for Arundel artist

    Annapolis' Paca Garden is fertile ground for Arundel artist
    As a young girl, Jean Brinton Jaecks would sit around her family's dinner table in Severn and listen to her parents talk about nature, light and color. Her mother, Mary, was a painter; her father, Earl, created wood sculptures as a break from his job as...
  • CBF's ultra-green Brock Environmental Center breaks ground

    CBF's ultra-green Brock Environmental Center breaks ground
    A building intended to be the greenest in the state broke ground this week as the Chesapeake Bay Foundation kicked off construction of its Brock Environmental Center. Once finished in 2014, the center at Pleasure House Point in Virginia Beach is...
  • Planting time in Baltimore harbor

    Planting time in Baltimore harbor
    Baltimore's harbor may be too funky for swimming or fishing, but maybe a little gardening can help. Students from two city schools and some adult volunteers gathered at the National Aquarium Tuesday to "plant" some oysters in the Inner Harbor - not...
  • Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green

    Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green
    On Halloween morning, Dunloggin Middle School in Ellicott City received a treat for all the environmental improvements that students and faculty have accomplished in recent years. Gov. Martin O'Malley visited the school in recognition of its...
  • Weekend events: Trash sweep, Inner Harbor walk

    Weekend events: Trash sweep, Inner Harbor walk
    With the weekend upon us, there are events happening in the city aimed at enlisting residents in improving their neighborhoods while also cleaning up Baltimore harbor. Oh, and participants will be getting a little fresh-air exercise in the process....
  • Anne Arundel Co. advises people not to swim

    Anne Arundel Co. advises people not to swim
    As hundreds of people prepare to participate in the annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim on Sunday, Anne Arundel County health officials have issued an advisory warning people of potentially dangerous levels of bacteria in the water because of storm runoff....
  • The 'rain tax' debate

    The 'rain tax' debate
    With the 2014 general election almost exactly one year away, at least five of Maryland's gubernatorial candidates are scheduled to debate environmental issues for the first time tomorrow in Annapolis. No doubt questions will range from smart growth to...