Proposed rollbacks to a national environmental law known as NEPA would restrict the public's ability to speak out against large infrastructure projects such as oil pipelines. (Adobe Stock)

Environmental Law Overhaul Could be Dire for Places that Need It Most

By: Diane Bernard, Public News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Critics are pushing back on a new Trump administration plan to

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The Chesapeake Bay TMDL, often called the “pollution diet,” sets the maximum amount of various pollutants that states and major rivers can send to the Bay and still meet water quality standards. (Dave Harp)

Can the EPA enforce the Chesapeake Bay’s ‘pollution diet’?

By: Karl Blankenship, BayJournal.com Is the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load and its cleanup deadline enforceable? The answer is

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An explosion and fire along the Revolution Pipeline destroyed a house and caused six high-voltage transmission towers to collapse. (berkut_34/Adobe Stock)

DEP Lifting Ban on Mariner East Pipeline Permits

By: Andrea Sears, Public News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection could soon resume issuing permits for

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