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Md. puts gas drilling proposals out for review

Maryland's Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed "best practices" for natural gas drilling in western Maryland.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 11:01am EDT

Tags: gas drilling

Md. files consent decree over coal ash pollution

The Maryland Department of the Environment has filed a consent decree in federal court requiring the cleanup of coal ash pollution in three counties.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 03:02pm EST


Frederick County fined $9,600 in wastewater flap

The Maryland Department of the Environment says Frederick County has agreed to pay a $9,600 penalty for allowing excessive levels of contaminants in wastewater released into the Potomac River in 2010 and 2011.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 02:52pm EDT

Tags: Potomac River,

Drought watch declared in central, western Md.

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a drought watch for western and central Maryland, joining most of the Eastern Shore.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 06:05pm EDT

Tags: Eastern Shore, drought watch