| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:54 PM
The state's power grid operator does not need a $3.3 billion pair of transmission line projects built through Maryland because the weak economy has slowed demand for electricity, the staff of operator PJM Interconnection has concluded.
The staff will...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
An industry group is accusing the Chesapeake Bay Foundation of misrepresenting the facts in a video investigation the environmental group released last fall purporting to show natural gas wells and processing facilities spewing invisible plumes of...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
More crabs to catch and fewer rules by which to catch 'em.
That'd be the Holy Grail for Chesapeake watermen. It's why top crabbers in Maryland, from Havre de Grace to Smith Island, have been traveling monthly, for the past 18 months, to long and...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:26 AM
New volunteer oyster gardeners will be trained at a seminar on Aug. 16 at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is conducting the seminar from 6-7:30 p.m. in Watermen's Hall, said a CBF spokeswoman. Volunteers will learn...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Executive Director Alison Prost mentioedn some good ideas in her recent op-ed, but what's more important is what she didn't say ("New pollution regulations aren't enough for the Chesapeake Bay," July 15).
She didn't mention, for...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:30 AM
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has allowed environmental groups to appeal RG Steel's plan to limit its investigation of potential toxic contamination in the waters surrounding Sparrows Point.
While bankruptcy filings normally put all litigation on hold, U....
| Jul 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Good news about the Chesapeake Bay used to be as scant as oyster harvests. But in the past few years, headlines have brightened. The six bay states andWashington, D.C., all agreed to implement a blueprint for cleaning up the bay and its tributaries. The...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:10 PM
The multistate effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay is on track to meet its latest timetable for cleaning up the ailing estuary, even though states failed to achieve all the short-term pollution reduction goals they set for themselves three years ago,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Environmental groups are calling on Maryland officials to tighten new limits on farmers' use of animal manure and sewage sludge for fertilizer, saying rules recently proposed by the state don't go far enough.
A coalition of 20 green groups says the...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Steven Robert Hardy, a Harford County public school educator whose career spanned more than four decades, died June 13 of cancer at his Bel Air home.
He was 64.
The son of a real estate salesman and a homemaker, Mr. Hardy was born and raised in Havre de...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The son of Daniel and Bertha Wolfinger Boward, Lawrence Mark Boward was born Sept. 6, 1923 in Reid, Md., and grew up in Hagerstown, Md.
A lifetime member of First Christian Church, Mark graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1941.
Mark worked for...