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New Year's countdown to end of 40- and 60-watt bulbs

Fans of 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs only have a few more days to stock up because they'll no longer be made after the end of the year.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 08:21am EST

Tags: Craig Smith, Twins Ace Hardware, Environmental Protection Agency, light bulbs, Neal Augenstein, lightbulb

Northeast, Mid-Atlantic seek anti-pollution action

Eight Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to require nine upwind states to cut down air pollution emissions.

Monday - 12/09/2013, 02:00pm EST

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, air pollution emissions

Six easy ways to conserve water on World Water Day

Here a look at what steps you can take to conserve water and promote quality in honor of World Water Day on Friday.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 11:57am EDT

Tags: water, water pipes, Environmental Protection Agency, conservation, Joan Michelson

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Bay foundation says law firm threat to restoration

A Baltimore law firm is asking rural counties to band together to challenge the new federally led Chesapeake Bay restoration strategy, something a foundation dedicated to the bay's health called one of the most serious attacks on clean water it has seen in Maryland.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 01:32am EST

Tags: environmental protection administration, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, national association of clean water agencies, ken kirk, Environmental Protection Agency

'War on coal' label obscures battlefield realities

Only a few generations ago, coal miners were literally at war with their employers, spilling and shedding blood on West Virginia's Blair Mountain in a historic battle for union representation and fair treatment.

Saturday - 10/20/2012, 10:24pm EDT

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, coal

Senators ask EPA to relax corn-to-fuel rule

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she is among a group of senators asking the Environmental Protection Agency to relax renewable fuel standards to require less corn. Mikulski says that will help ease corn supply shortages caused by drought conditions this year.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 01:56pm EDT

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, Barbara Mikulski, EPA, corn fuel, drought

Feds to take Baltimore environmental justice tour

Environmental justice is the focus of a tour in Baltimore by federal and local officials.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 09:02am EDT

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Forest Service, environmental justice

Feds fund plant production on old Md. mine land

A western Maryland mountaintop once strip-mined for coal will produce tree seedlings to reforest eroding stream banks across the region under a federally funded project announced Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Thursday - 04/12/2012, 05:42pm EDT

Tags: Frostburg, Environmental Protection Agency, American Rivers, Frostburg State University

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