Archive for 'Chesapeake Bay Beat & Environment'
Some Baltimore City kids are getting a chance to become the next generation of "green" pioneers, thanks to a generous donation from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Floodplain maps have been redrawn by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware, a change that could shift properties into or out of a flood risk zone.
Rosh Hashanah this year will mark the last in a seven-year cycle, called the "shmita," which for Jewish farmers means a year-long sabbatical during which the land is left fallow — no tilling, no planting and no harvesting. Although compliance with the shmita is mandated by the Torah for the land of Israel only, Jewish farmers in Maryland have planned ways to observe the year of rest.
A large percentage of Maryland’s air pollution could be reduced after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the EPA has the authority to regulate emissions that cross state borders.
Environmentalists will seek to free up state funds for renewable energy resources by excluding “black liquor” from the list of renewable energy sources eligible for state subsidies, after an effort to do so failed this year.
Have you herd? Goats will soon be making their way through Maryland, as property owners trade machinery for hungry, four-legged landscapers.
Maryland's unique nutria eradication project has been killing the invasive critters for over a decade, and now they're down to the last remaining colony.