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Environmental Politics

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  • O'Malley faces deadline to act on farm regulation

    O'Malley faces deadline to act on farm regulation
    Will he or won't he? With just nine weeks left in Gov. Martin O'Malley's term, time grows short for him to act if he intends to go through with a much-delayed plan to curb Eastern Shore farmers' use of chicken manure in order to help restore the...
  • Faith not at issue in stormwater fees

    The state and federal governments put Isle of Wight supervisors in a tight spot when they imposed expensive mandates intended to protect the Chesapeake Bay by curbing runoff. Those regulations led the county to implement a stormwater management system...
  • Dredging Conowingo little help to bay, study finds

    Dredging Conowingo little help to bay, study finds
    Dredging millions of tons of sediment from the Susquehanna River upriver of the Conowingo Dam would potentially cost billions of dollars and do little to help the Chesapeake Bay compared with cleanup efforts already underway, a new federal-state study...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • U.S., China unveil pact to cut greenhouse-gas emissions

    BEIJING — Creating an opening for a larger international agreement, China and the United States on Wednesday announced new targets for greenhouse-gas emissions that are intended to help curb global climate change. As part of the arrangement,...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...
  • Climate breakthrough

    Climate breakthrough
    The deal made by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama to limit greenhouse gases from those two nations represents the most significant action in the fight against climate change in years. Suddenly, it appears international progress is...
  • Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal

    Republicans vow EPA fight as Obama touts China climate deal
    Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday wasted no time in criticizing what they called President Barack Obama's "one-sided" climate deal with China, using the announcement to declare war on the administration's plan to use executive actions to...
  • Support EPA rules for coal plant emissions

    A letter to the editor has a headline, "Voters promise to continue watching officials."Yes, I, too, want to watch as our elected officials make decisions in our name. One issue that is pressing at the moment is the Environmental Protection Agency's...
  • A to-do list for Larry Hogan

    A to-do list for Larry Hogan
    Governor-elect Larry Hogan can't let the euphoria of his upset win last too long because he has precious little time before he takes the reins of state government. He will be sworn in on Jan. 21. His first budget is due two days later, and so are any...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    The Notre Dame Speech and Debate Team was represented at the Yale University Invitational held Sept. 20-21. Abigail Marone won the championship in Congressional Debate. Marone was one of more than 180 contestants in this prestigious tournament. David J....