Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Dozens of Deaths Likely from Volkswagen Pollution DodgeVolkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not been victimless, killing between five and 20 people in the U. S. annually in recent years.
Study: Air Pollution Responsible For Over 3 Million Premature Deaths Each YearResearchers found airborne pollutants can penetrate deep into the lungs, contributing to serious diseases.
Court Orders EPA to Redo Air-Pollution Limits in 13 StatesA federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants.
Paper Mill, U.S. at Odds Over How to Resolve Pollution CaseThe Justice Department and the former owner of a western Maryland paper mill are at odds over how to resolve an air-pollution case.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Environmental Supports Cheer Regulations on Chicken ManureMaryland lawmakers are targeting phosphorous pollution of the Chesapeake Bay.
Study: 270,000 Tons of Plastic Floating in OceansA new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world's oceans. That's enough to fill more than 38,500 garbage trucks.
Scientists: Current Time Period May One Day Be Called 'The Age Of Humans'People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They're calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans.
Meet The Machine That Removed 50 Tons of Trash From The Inner Harbor In a MonthA machine that runs on water and sunshine has helped an environmental group in Baltimore remove more than 50 tons of trash from the city's Inner Harbor in a little over a month.
Chesapeake Bay Council Signs New AgreementGovernors from states neighboring the Chesapeake Bay signed a new agreement Monday that will require state officials to submit plans in 90 days on how they specifically plan to fight pollution in the nation's largest estuary.
O'Malley Applauds U.S. Plan to Curb CO2 EmissionsThe federal government's new plan for reducing pollutants blamed for global warming recognizes the value of steps Maryland has already taken, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Monday.