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Perdue, farm can't recoup pollution suit fees

A federal judge has ruled that Purdue Farms and an Eastern Shore contract grower will not be able to recoup $3 million in legal fees after successfully defending a poultry pollution suit.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 01:35pm EDT

Tags: Purdue Farms, federal courts, courts, Eastern Shore, Waterkeeper Alliance, Clean Water Act

Anacostia river trip to launch new RiverView app

Kayaks, canoes and paddle boards environmental groups will travel the entire length of the Anacostia River to mark the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act and launch a new app for river lovers.

Saturday - 09/29/2012, 11:17am EDT

Tags: Anacostia River, EPA, Clean Water Act

Activists: EPA should end Va.'s water permit power

Activists want the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to strip Virginia regulators of the power to grant federal Clean Water Act permits for mountaintop removal coal mines.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 12:52pm EST

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, Sierra Club, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, Appalachian Mountain Advocates, Clean Water Act

Frederick Co. reeling at potential costs of watershed plan

Local officials are decrying what they say is a burdensome state watershed cleanup plan they say could cost almost $4 billion to execute in Frederick County

Sunday - 01/08/2012, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, watershed cleanup plan, clean water, Clean Water Act