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firstname.lastname@example.orgIn July, members of a work group created as a result of a measure that passed the Maryland General Assembly earlier this year will start looking at ways to get more information about pesticide use in the state. This group — which will consist of...
Surfing regionals Through today, May 12: The Eastern Surfing Association's 2013 Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championships will be held in Ocean City off the beach near 48th Street. For hours, registration and more information, call 800-399-6820 or...
Editor: A recent Aegis editorial about the health of the Chesapeake Bay ("Stormwater fee set low in Harford the best of a bad situation," April 23) is [off base]. Certainly the job of restoring the Bay is far from finished, but the Aegis is incorrect in...
Michael Diggs of Poquoson has been a waterman for more than 40 years, and says the blue crab harvest as the 2013 season kicks in is slim pickings. "Oh, Lord, things are tight," Diggs, 62, said Monday. "One good week — since then, it's been...
Many thanks go to Alison Prost of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for her explanation of the stormwater fee ("Beyond 'rain tax' rhetoric," May 1). I would like to add a little historical background. When Europeans first visited the Chesapeake Bay, it...
Tags: Fertilizer, Chemical Industry
The Anne Arundel County Council voted Wednesday to override County Executive Laura Neuman's veto of fees to pay for stormwater pollution projects, but council members then offered changes that could address some of her concerns. It was not clear...
Tags: Elections, Laura Neuman, Severna Park, Rivers, Business
The amount of pollutants flowing into the Chesapeake Bay has decreased for the third year running, according to newly released estimates by the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP), a regional federal-state partnership formed to help restore the bay. The CBP...
Stormwater is the only source of pollution to local waterways that is growing. There has been much talk lately of stormwater fees as a "rain tax." While catchy, the moniker really doesn't tell the story. The story begins when those raindrops hit parking...
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's recently released 2012 State of the Bay Report tells us the health of the Chesapeake Bay has improved 14 percent since 2008. But that doesn't tell the whole story. Throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, we hear...
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman on Thursday vetoed that county’s version of the so-called rain tax — making it the first jurisdiction to take action against the controversial state-mandated stormwater management fee. Under...
The Times LeaderAfter reading the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's report on problems facing smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River, my conclusion was the same as it's always been. It's the water. Here's a quick recap on the situation: - Over the last 10 years fish...
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura A. Neuman on Thursday vetoed that county's version of the so-called rain tax — making it the first jurisdiction to take action against the state-mandated stormwater management fee. Under legislation approved last...
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