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Maryland Requires Environmental Site Design for Stormwater Control

Maryland Requires Environmental Site Design for Stormwater Control

BALTIMORE, Maryland, October 20, 2008 (ENS) – The Maryland Department of Environment Friday posted its proposed regulations to implement the Stormwater Management Act of 2007, which requires developers to use state-of-the-art environmental site design practices wherever possible to control runoff and pollution from both new development and redevelopment. This approach to reducing stormwater runoff and…

2008 Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Could Be Largest Ever

2008 Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Could Be Largest Ever

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, June 18, 2008 (ENS) – As a record-breaking volume of floodwater laden with sewage and fertilizers rolls down the waterways of the Mississippi Basin towards the Gulf of Mexico, a joint federal-state task force released an updated action plan to reduce low oxygen levels that cause a dead zone each summer in…