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  • First step on allergies: Clean up the indoor atmosphere

     First step on allergies: Clean up the indoor atmosphere
    Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is the fifth most common disease in the U.S. "'Hayfever' is a term I think most people use for seasonal pollen allergies (tree, grass, weed pollen)," said Dr. Sandra Y. Lin, associate professor, Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery, at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. "People can also be allergic to pet dander, dust mite, cockroach and mold."
  • Revive Md. smog rules

    Revive Md. smog rules
    Baltimore has some of the worst air pollution in the nation and, by no coincidence, some of the highest rates of pollution-related lung disease in the nation. That's why the Maryland Department of the Environment engaged in a years-long process to develop...

    'Flexibility' on coal will cost Maryland dearly

    'Flexibility' on coal will cost Maryland dearly
    Regarding your article "Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with 'flexibility' for coal plants" (April 17), I was astounded that our new governor would consider choosing to protect the interests of a New Jersey corporation over the health and lives of...

    Sierra Club, doctors to sue Hogan on power plant pollution

    Sierra Club, doctors to sue Hogan on power plant pollution
    The Sierra Club and a doctors group said Wednesday that they plan to sue Gov. Larry Hogan's administration for failing to enforce regulations that compel power plants to limit smog pollution. The groups submitted a 30-day notice of their intent to file a...

    Don't subsidize polluting coal plants

    Don't subsidize polluting coal plants
    Gov. Larry Hogan's backtracking on improving air quality for Marylanders means more unnecessary suffering and premature death for citizens and taxpayers through continued corporate welfare for coal plants ("Hogan issues new smog-fighting rule with...