Wood Heat More Popular, but There are Environmental Concerns

According to U.S. Census data, the use of wood heat in Maryland grew by 33 percent from 2000 to 2010.

In Maryland, A Potential Future For Cleaner Coal

Proposed EPA restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions have put the future of America’s coal-fired power plants in question. But the technology needed to reach those limits is available, with a few limitations and substantial costs, and Maryland is serving as a testing ground for its use and development.

Maryland Power Plant Emissions Decline is Sixth-Highest in Nation

Greenhouse gas emissions from Maryland’s power plants fell by more than 26 percent from 2010 to 2012, the sixth-largest drop during that time in the nation, according to data from the Environmental Protection Agency released last month.

New Regs Could Mean Chicken Litter Business Flies The Coop

As Maryland prepares to implement new regulations on phosphorus, those in the chicken litter business are worried their industry could fall apart.

EPA Regulations on Power Plant Emissions Could Devastate Western Maryland Coal Mining, Industry Says

Carbon limits on new power plants could hurt Western Maryland’s coal mining industry.

Crab Eat Crab World Hurts 2013 Maryland Harvest

Scientists attribute bad 2013 harvest, at least in part, to crab cannibalism.