Monthly Archives: February 2013

Chesapeake Bay Watershed Contamination Affecting Yellow Perch?

A three-year study has uncovered developmental issues in a bird called the yellow perch. The yellow perch inhabit several waterways in Maryland, which share a degree “of development along their banks” in common. The report details changes to the reproductive … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Debate Garrett County Wind Project

The complexity surrounding environmental issues hangs over key debates among Maryland lawmakers this year.  The Baltimore Sun examines the advantages and drawbacks surrounding a new wind project in Garrett County.  The project would bring much-needed revenue to the county, for … Continue reading

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New Bill Would Mandate Residential Utility Usage Reporting

According to the Energy Information Administration, around 40% of home energy use in 2009 was related to heating and cooling, and heating and cooling have to do with the energy efficiency of the home. Several states (New York, Maine, Alaska) … Continue reading

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