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  • 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...
  • Oyster happy hours are popping up around town

    Oyster happy hours are popping up around town
    Oyster happy hours have been popping up lately. Corner BYOB in Hampden had a Saturday afternoon oyster party a few weeks ago. They called it a Shuck-n-Chat. Love that. In January, Ten Ten in Harbor East started up Local Oyster Nights on Tuesday...
  • Harbor Point and harbor health

    Harbor Point and harbor health
    Despite all the back and forth squabble over the proposed Harbor Point development, I believe that in the end it can only benefit the city ("Harbor Point bonds gets OK," Aug. 13). My biggest concern, or rather disappointment, over the past weeks of...
  • Stormwater fees debated anew in Maryland

    Stormwater fees debated anew in Maryland
    — Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman and the head of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation sparred Tuesday over the storm water fees enacted this year on homeowners and businesses in Maryland's most populous localities. Testifying at a Senate...
  • Chesapeake Bay pollution diet survives legal challenge

    Chesapeake Bay pollution diet survives legal challenge
    A federal judge on Friday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's right to impose a pollution "diet" for the Chesapeake Bay, rejecting a legal challenge to the restoration effort from farmers' and builders' groups. U.S. District Judge Sylvia H....
  • GOP's Craig calls for environmental rollback

    GOP's Craig calls for environmental rollback
    Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a leading Republican candidate for governor, called Tuesday for a sweeping rollback of Maryland's environmental laws, saying measures passed by the state's leaders have failed to clean up the Chesapeake Bay....
  • A better way to manage the crab harvest

    It's been five years since the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery was declared a disaster, and despite progress using science-based guidelines for protecting female crabs, the iconic Chesapeake crustacean is still not out of the woods. The Baltimore Sun's...