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  • Hogan should support air pollution rules

    Hogan should support air pollution rules
    Two days ago, I was watching an adorable young girl running on the playground in Baltimore chasing her father and trying to catch him. Eventually, she plopped down near me and we started chatting. After asking her if she had caught her father, she said that she really hadn't actually caught him. Then she mentioned that she needed to rest for a bit because she had asthma. My heart sank for her and I mentioned my concern. Very matter of factly, she mentioned that almost all of her friends had asthma also. What really struck me was her straight forward attitude about the whole matter as though breathing air and asthma went together. It was just a fact of life — we all have asthma now was her attitude.
  • Groups sue EPA over emissions from industrial livestock production

    A coalition of environmental, community and animal welfare groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday in an effort to push the Obama administration to reduce air pollution, including greenhouse gases, from enormous livestock feeding lots...

    Don't give a free pass to polluters, Mr. Hogan

    Don't give a free pass to polluters, Mr. Hogan
    I am a 79-year-old retired assistant superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools and a former resident of Dundalk. I lived and worked in the Dundalk area for over 50 years. Though I am retired, I was active in Dundalk leading community projects...

    Air monitor in Texas fracking-boom country is up and soon to track pollution

    The first air monitor in the heart of the fracking-intensive Eagle Ford Shale region of south Texas has been installed and will be in operation following calibration tests to assess its accuracy. The 40-foot-by-40-foot monitor that looks like a cargo...

    Hogan wrong to block air quality rules

    Hogan wrong to block air quality rules
    Recently, The Baltimore Sun reported that Gov. Larry Hogan "[hit] the pause button" on a number of pending regulations initiated by Gov. Martin O'Malley ("Hogan moves quickly to block controversial environmental regulations," Jan. 21). One of these...