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Environmentalists praise new Clean Water Rules

By Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com The Obama Administration introduced an addition to the Clean Water Act on Wednesday, despite pushback from farmers across the country and the U.S. House of Representative, which voted to scrap the rule earlier this month. […]

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Environmentalists praise new Clean Water Rules

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By Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com The Obama Administration introduced an addition to the Clean Water Act on Wednesday, despite pushback from farmers across the country and the U.S. House of Representative, which voted to scrap the rule earlier this month. […]

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Letter to Editor: Maryland needs to invest in clean energy

Dear Editor, When I was young, my family and I would visit the scenic trails and rivers of Gunpowder Falls State Park. I remember spending countless summers drifting under the

Chalk Point Generating Station in Eagle Harbor, MD.

Letter to the Editor: Clean up Power Plants

Chalk Point Generating Station in Eagle Harbor, MD. (Wikipedia) Dear Editor, Senator Cardin’s statement, “water levels are increasing. Representing a coastal state like Maryland, we see that. We see the impact of

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Hurricane Sandy: What have we learned?

Dear Editor, I remember what I was doing a year ago yesterday and today. I remember clinging to my phone, waiting to hear from my friends and family who were

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Anti-fracking protest held in Fell’s Point

Protesters staged an anti-fracking demonstration Saturday in Fell's Point, which included interactive light projections. Activists urged Governor Martin O’Malley to ban fracking as the only way to protect Maryland’s climate,

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Baltimore Green Works’ EcoFest brings out environmentalists at Druid Hill Park

1. An album of 40 photos, at: Baltimore Green Works (BGW) couldn’t have picked a lovelier day, then a truly splendid Saturday to celebrate EcoFest, and its 10th anniversary. BGW’s

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Swiss Recycling – Happy Earth Day!

April is Earth Month and Earth day is coming up in a few days. According to the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs: The Swiss are champion recyclers. In 2003, 47%

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Hippies still finding peace in ‘Rainbow Family Gathering’

The Rainbow Family Gathering is an annual event that takes place the first week in July at one of the National Forests in the USA.  It is a giant peace

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Marylanders need to do their part to help President Obama fight global warming

To the Editor, Although the article, “State of the Union is nearly hunky-dory,” touched on Obama’s pledge to the environmental community to work against global warming, it is also important

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Fracking could pose dangers in Garrett and Alleghany counties in Maryland

To the Editor, I am concerned about the impending possibility of gas drilling in Garrett and Alleghany counties in Maryland.  Fracking could begin in Maryland as early as next year and

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