Mid-Atlantic (DC DE MD PA VA WV)

"Md. Judge Lets Wind Out of Turbine Plan's Sails"

"Wind turbines can kill a few Indiana bats without endangering the species but the owners must ask for permission first, U.S. District Judge Roger Titus ruled on Dec. 8. Titus blocked construction of 82 turbines in Greenbrier County, W.Va., and restricted 40 turbines already under construction to seasonal operation."

Source: West Virginia Record, 12/11/2009

"Maryland Coal Ash Landfill Leaks Trigger Lawsuit Threat"

"Concerns about toxics discharged from an unlined coal ash waste dump in suburban Washington, DC have prompted four environmental groups to give formal notice that they intend to sue Mirant MD Ash Management, LLC and Mirant Mid-Atlantic, LLC Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia for Clean Water Act violations in Maryland."

Source: ENS, 11/24/2009

EPA Warns Md., Other States About Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

"Federal officials said Wednesday they have given marching orders to Maryland and other states that drain into the Chesapeake Bay to come up with detailed plans for reducing pollution plaguing the estuary, warning that states face development shutdowns or other as-yet unstated consequences if the water fails to get cleaner."

Source: Baltimore Sun, 11/06/2009


Subscribe to RSS - Mid-Atlantic (DC DE MD PA VA WV)