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  • Every endorsement matters. Even faceless ones

     
    John Hanger, the former public interest lawyer turned Environmental Protection secretary, was the first Democrat out of the campaign gate, announcing in November his intention to take on Gov. Tom Corbett, the Republican incumbent, in the 2014 election....
  • Harbor Point does not need more studies [Letter]

    Harbor Point does not need more studies [Letter]
    The recent commentary, "Harbor Point environmental questions," (Dec. 2), may lead The Sun's readers to believe that additional studies are necessary before work can begin on the proposed redevelopment there. In fact, these suggested studies have nothing...
  • Advocates say gas pipeline project will harm Oregon Ridge park

    Advocates say gas pipeline project will harm Oregon Ridge park
    Advocates for Oregon Ridge Park warn construction of a gas pipeline planned to cut through Baltimore County's largest park will destroy acres of forest and could disrupt wildlife and pollute a popular swimming lake. "Essentially, we're losing a part...
  • New phosphorous rules not ready for prime time [Letter]

    New phosphorous rules not ready for prime time [Letter]
    Before The Sun and its readers start hyperventilating about the Maryland Department of Agriculture's decision to delay (not abandon) the proposed Phosphorous Management Tool regulation, it is important to share some insights into this common-sense...
  • Homes shine a light on the power of solar energy

    Homes shine a light on the power of solar energy
    When Dan and Margo Duesterhaus moved into their Ellicott City home 12 years ago, the solar power movement was still more concept than reality. But the couple had always been environmentally conscious, and they put their ideals into action. Starting in...
  • China faces urgent health crisis

    China is poisoning its own people and making no apparent effort to stop this. Most people know about the unprecedented air pollution in major Chinese cities. For months, photos of Beijing and other cities obscured by the gray-brown muck have been on...
  • Hurdles loom as Baltimore's port grows

    Hurdles loom as Baltimore's port grows
    The port of Baltimore logged a number of successes in recent days: a record-breaking year for the amount of cargo handled, state exports surging to $6 billion in the first half of this year and more federal funding to support shipbuilding jobs. The port'...
  • Train carrying crude oil explodes, spills oil into Alabama wetlands

    A 90-car train derailed and exploded in rural Alabama early Friday morning, spilling its crude oil cargo into the surrounding wetlands and igniting a fire so intense that officials said it will take 24 hours to burn out. No one was injured. The train...
  • State agency slow to protect public from toxic waste

    State agency slow to protect public from toxic waste
    One summer Saturday in the Bay Area city of Richmond, nitric acid leaked from a tank at a metal plating company, forming a toxic cloud that floated over a neighborhood of small houses and stucco apartments. "People were coughing. They were gasping for...
  • Blue Maryland gets more liberal [Editorial]

    Blue Maryland gets more liberal  [Editorial]
    Maryland has long been a heavily Democratic state, but 2013 may have cemented its status as a truly liberal one. The two things were not always synonymous. Though Democrats have dominated the legislature and governor's mansion for decades, the party's...
  • Esty Had A Good Run As Energy And Environment Chief

    One of the insights that Daniel C. Esty brought to state government was that environmental protection and business growth are not incompatible — indeed, they can be complementary. He put theory into action as commissioner of the state Department...