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  • 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...
  • Maryland Assembly's green grades slip

    Maryland Assembly's green grades slip
    Legislators in Annapolis were less reliably green this year, as many saw their scores slip in the annual report card issued Monday by the Maryland League of Conservation Voters. While lawmakers earned praise for approving bills promoting offshore wind...
  • Stormwater fees amount to taxation without representation

    Stormwater fees amount to taxation without representation
    I received my commercial property tax bill and cleverly concealed with no explanation was the much anticipated "rain tax" section of the bill. I knew it was going to be ugly, and so it was. I had already familiarized myself with the details. It was...
  • Placement of reef balls on Memorial Stadium rubble to continue for at least five more years

    Placement of reef balls on Memorial Stadium rubble to continue for at least five more years
    Although it has been more than 11 years since Memorial Stadium was demolished, much of the concrete that once made up the bygone home of the Orioles, Colts and Ravens continues to host a hotbed of activity nearly 18 miles southeast of its previous...