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  • Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence

    Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence
    On Friday, two men with a fondness for Maryland's Tilghman Island will gather for a hearing in a wood-paneled federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore. Seated at the bench will be Judge Richard D. Bennett, who has a painting of the Knapps Narrows channel...
  • Conservation Commission chair active in farmers' market and much more

    On Sundays from May to December, Loretta Wrobel is a familiar face at the Ashford Farmers' Market. This will be the market's ninth year when it opens on May 10, a little more than two months from now. It is hard to believe food might actually be grown...
  • On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended

    On Tilghman Island, law-breaking watermen defended
    On a midwinter afternoon, William "Billy" J. Lednum steered the Kristin Marie into the Knapps Narrows, a channel that separates Tilghman Island from the rest of the Eastern Shore. It was 35 degrees and gusty, but Lednum, a "waterman cowboy" who has won...
  • Governors In Conn., Mass., R.I. Say They Will Collaborate On Energy Policy

    The governors of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are joining together to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity. Under the plan, electric distribution companies...
  • Valley beverage industry gives business a reason to toast

    Valley beverage industry gives business a reason to toast
    Owners of beverage companies large and small are gulping down what the Lehigh Valley offers as a prime business location. In a report released today, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. says the Valley has 20 beverage manufacturing companies,...
  • Broward lawmakers finalize priorities for session

    Broward lawmakers finalize priorities for session
    Broward lawmakers on Monday set their priorities for the March 3 legislative session, agreeing to focus on curbing high-stakes tests in schools, getting more funding for urban water management, reforming youthful offender laws and expanding HIV testing....
  • High-speed rail and development are drought-intolerant, readers say

    High-speed rail and development are drought-intolerant, readers say
    Many urban thinkers say an environmentally sustainable Los Angeles would have higher-density housing with shared gardens and fewer of the single-family homes with lawns that are prevalent in Southern California. Such an urban landscape would reduce the...
  • Water rationing may be in the pipeline

    Water rationing may be in the pipeline
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California may be forced to restrict available wholesale water supplies to its 26 member public agencies as early as July, pending a vote next month from its Board of Directors, officials announced Wednesday....
  • Session Marks Turning Point

    The recently concluded General Assembly session marked a turning point for the commonwealth's economy and environment. Recognizing the important role natural resources play in Virginia's future, the legislature passed a significant number of measures to...
  • Stop fracking in Md. before your water starts tasting like licorice

    Stop fracking in Md. before your water starts tasting like licorice
    Maryland residents must support the moratorium on fracking and the "gold standard regulations" ("Health, environmental groups seek fracking moratorium," Feb. 5). The water resources in Western Maryland are some of the finest in the world, and the...
  • California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket

    California's $1-billion emergency drought relief is tiny drop in bucket
    No matter how much longer California’s drought lingers, politicians don’t have the power to make it rain. So on Thursday they tried the next best thing – they proposed showering the state’s parched landscape with money. Gov....