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  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation responds to Craig's 'rain tax' repeal effort [Letter]

    Editor: Harford County Executive David R. Craig wants to roll back state environmental laws that protect the Chesapeake Bay. He says it's not clear in his mind that these laws have been effective. The facts are indisputable: our efforts to decrease...
  • Farm regulation "certainty" debated

    Farm regulation "certainty" debated
    Supporters and critics of legislation that would grant farmers a 10-year reprieve from new environmental regulations squared off before a House committee Tuesday, with much of the debate focused on the bill's prohibition on public disclosure about those...
  • A consensus on what's good for the bay

    A consensus on what's good for the bay
    While frequently lumped together as one homogenous group, environmentalists every now and then come at the same problem from different perspectives and suggest varying solutions. That is the case with the legislation creating the Maryland Agricultural...
  • House advances farm "certainty" bill

    House advances farm "certainty" bill
    The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill that would give Maryland farmers a 10-year reprieve from new Chesapeake Bay cleanup requirements, in return for their voluntarily doing more to reduce polluted runoff from their fields....
  • Move to delay pollution fees afoot in Annapolis

    Amid complaints over what critics dismiss as a "rain tax," some powerful lawmakers in Annapolis are mounting a last-minute attempt Monday to delay state-mandated storm-water fees that Baltimore city and Maryland's nine largest counties are about to assess...
  • Mixed greens in Annapolis

    The 90-day legislative session in Annapolis wrapped up at midnight Monday to mixed reviews among environmental advocates, who hailed the passage of a bill promoting offshore wind development but had little else to celebrate. Gov. Martin O'Malley, who...
  • O'Malley picks Annapolis veteran as new chief of staff

    O'Malley picks Annapolis veteran as new chief of staff
    Gov. Martin O'Malley picked an Annapolis veteran Thursday to oversee the waning years of his administration, appointing as chief of staff a man who has worked under four governors and earned respect in the environmental community for his candor....
  • Drop in Bay's crab population to bring new catch curbs

    Drop in Bay's crab population to bring new catch curbs
    With a new survey finding the Chesapeake Bay's crab population at its lowest level in five years after a poor spawn last year, Maryland officials announced Friday they would move to tighten catch limits on the region's iconic crustacean. The annual...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Fly-fishing lessons Through June: Orvis will offer free fly-fishing lessons at the following stores: Orvis Company Store, Bethesda; Great Feathers, Sparks; Hunting Creek Outfitters, Frederick; and Wisp Resort, McHenry. For dates and more information, go...
  • Arundel executive vetoes stormwater fee

    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman on Thursday vetoed that county's version of the so-called rain tax — making it the first jurisdiction to take action against the state-mandated stormwater management fee. Under legislation approved last...
  • Arundel executive vetoes 'rain tax' fee

    Arundel executive vetoes 'rain tax' fee
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman on Thursday vetoed that county’s version of the so-called rain tax — making it the first jurisdiction to take action against the controversial state-mandated stormwater management fee. Under...