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  • Groups disagree on menhaden commercial catch limits

    Groups disagree on menhaden commercial catch limits
    Fishermen and conservationists sparred Thursday over how much to cut back the commercial catch of Atlantic menhaden along the East Coast to rebuild an ecologically and economically important fish population. Members of conservation and recreational...
  • There's more than one candidate in Florida

    They are here to support Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but a handful of Marylanders considering a run for higher office are also hoping to benefit politically from his convention. The concentration of news media — both from...
  • Artists drawn to paint on crab shells

    Artists drawn to paint on crab shells
    You knew they were tasty. But did you know crabs were art? At least they are in the hands of a few area painters. They take those hard, pointy, colorful outer shells, the ones that usually get rolled up in a newspaper and thrown away when the crab...
  • Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County

    Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County
    — It's quiet these days at Dominion's liquefied natural gas terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. Only five tankers docked last year at the pier a mile off the Calvert County shoreline, and not much traffic is expected this year, either. But thanks in...
  • Offshore oil exploration plan draws fire

    Offshore oil exploration plan draws fire
    The Obama administration's latest move to permit testing for oil and gas off Maryland and other Atlantic coast states is drawing flak from both environmentalists and the oil industry. Speaking at a lightly attended public hearing Wednesday afternoon in...
  • Dominion to move forward with Cove Point project

    Dominion to move forward with Cove Point project
    Dominion Resources, the Richmond, Va.-based energy producer, said Thursday it will move ahead with plans to convert a liquefied natural gas terminal at Cove Point in Calvert County into an export facility — a decision that drew the immediate...
  • Severe weather threat later today

     
    Forecasters have dialed back their predictions for rain totals from the twin lows that will be affecting Central Maryland Wednesday. But there remains some threat of severe weather for some locations later in the day. Moderate coastal flooding may also...
  • Tornado Warning for southern Arundel

     
    The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for extreme southern Anne Arundel County and northern Calvert County. It will remain in effect until 5 p.m.UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: The thunderstorm has left the warned area, so the tornado warning has......
  • Last week's storm, seen from St. Leonard's Creek

     
    The Baltimore Sun's environmental writer, Tim Wheeler, has passed along this delightful essay, written late last week by Kent Mountford, former senior senior scientist with the EPA's Chesapeake Bay Program office, and still an environmental historian...
  • April 27-28 tornado count up to 16; eight in Md.

     
    Survey teams from the National Weather Service continue to inspect wind damage across the region from last week's storms. Their conclusions have boosted the tally of tornadoes in Maryland and northern Virginia to 16. With four more added this week,......
  • Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes

    Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes
    Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare. Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...