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The Potomac River, which flows between Maryland and Virginia, was named the nation's "most endangered" waterway today by a Washington-based environmental group. American Rivers put the Potomac atop its annual list of endangered rivers. Though cleaner...
Tags: Layoffs and Downsizing, Water Supply, Floods, Rivers, Politics
In 2009, former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell received a puzzling phone call. C.J. Leslie — a high school player recruited by Kentucky, Connecticut and other powerhouse programs — introduced himself and said he wanted to learn...
In their quest to cure Baltimore's ailing harbor, advocates and authorities have tried one gadget after another: floating wetlands, a solar-powered aerator, even a trash wheel. Add now the "algal turf scrubber," a long wooden sluiceway through which...
Tags: Crossroads, Nuclear Power, Technology, Inner Harbor, Fells Point
In the highest-tech hospital, one of the first things they still do is simply take your pulse. And if I could go back to when theChesapeake Bay'shealth was better and make changes to keep it that way, a lot of them would focus on simply taking the...
Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
Maryland's 7.2 percent unemployment rate is below the national average but still too high. Families need help. Aging roads, sewer systems and other infrastructure need repair. Revenue projections for 2012 and beyond will not cover these programs, along...
Editor: During the last week of 2011, we were incredibly inspired to see The Aegis feature our organization on the front page and then later that week to read your message of support for the Harford Land Trust mission on the editorial page. Thank you and...
There are two sides to every dispute. Next time Gov. Martin O'Malley has the sudden desire to bully the environmental law clinic at the University of Maryland, he ought to keep that in mind. Perhaps if he or his staff had bothered to talk to students at...
Gov. Martin O'Malley's stance on the Eastern Shore farm pollution lawsuit ("O'Malley criticizes UMB for lawsuit," Nov. 18), is troubling on many levels. First of all, one of the governor's "15 Strategic Policy Goals" (as taken from his website) is to...
Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic. She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
Mike Dodson will be following a family tradition when he enlists next month in the U.S. Navy. His grandfather, James Dodson, served in the Navy during World War II. His uncle, James Jr., was on a Navy ship that was part of the blockade during the Cuban...
— Charles S. Long was upset to discover that a bulldozer had cleared the land next to his, knocking down trees and uprooting day lilies on his property in the process. A state inspector also found problems with the clearing project: It lacked a...
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