Maryland Department of the Environment

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Name: Maryland Department of the Environment
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Jefferson firefighters letting island burn

Jefferson Fire District is letting a fire burn on Wiseman Island, a 300-acre parcel in the North Santiam River east of town, as the agency can’t reach the flames with its rigs.The blaze, which was reported at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, could smolder for ... [Published Albany Democrat Herald - 15 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Wolf pack is 1 attack near limit for kill order

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - One of Oregon's wolf packs is one livestock attack away from becoming the first to be considered for a kill order under the state's unique rules. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday that the Umatilla ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 11 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Biologist: New collar for wolf OR-7 no easy matter

FILE - This photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife which was made with a remote camera on May 3, 2014 shows the wolf designated OR-7 on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in southwest Oregons Cascade Mountains. In August 2014, ... [Published Post Register - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Study To Show Return For Fall Chinook On Siuslaw River

This fall, biologists from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will capture adult Chinook salmon in the Siuslaw River near Mapleton. It's part of a study to estimate this year's return. The last time a study this extensive was conducted was 8 years ... [Published KLCC - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why Can't That Be a Pet?

PORTLAND PEOPLE own goats, chickens, ferrets, and boa constrictors... so why stop there? Snubbing certain creatures because of their looks or murderous natures is nothing but animal racism (animacism?)—so let's look at some of the pros and cons of keeping ... [Published Portland Mercury - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Wolverine, Possum, Squirrel
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

EPA Approves Pollution Budget For Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pollution budget developed by Maryland to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus in Maryland’s coastal bays and tributaries to levels that meet water quality standards.The budget calls for pollution reductions ... [Published Water Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Baltimore City reports massive sewage spills

More than three million gallons of raw but diluted sewage spilled into the Patapsco River and Jones Falls during and after Tuesday's near-record downpour, city officials reported Friday.An overflow at the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wagner's ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rising Sun gets $2.8M state grant for sewer plant

RISING SUN — A $2.8 million grant from the Maryland Department of the Environment will cover a chunk of the cost of the new wastewater treatment plant along U.S. Route 1 at the edge of town."This will be a big help," Commissioner George Walker said on ... [Published Cecil Whig - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

EPA Approves Pollution Budget for Restoring Maryland Coastal Bays (PA)

EPA Approves Pollution Budget for Restoring Maryland Coastal BaysRelease Date: 08/11/2014Contact Information: David Sternberg (215) 814-5548 sternberg.david@epa.gov(PHILADELPHIA – August 11, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved ... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

State would require disclosure of chemicals used at well sites

—A recent article (“Docs want full disclosure of chemicals that would be used in fracking process,” July 21, Page 1A) and editorial (“No secrets: Chemical use in fracking a concern to all,” July 22) in the Times-News might have caused confusion about ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

MDE: Water quality improvements made

CUMBERLAND —From a press release by the Maryland Department of the Environment:Evaluation of twenty-two sets of goals for local water restoration activities shows that Maryland’s communities are committed to improving the water quality of their streams, ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Fish on! Buoy 10 takes off Friday

The annual Buoy 10 recreational fishery kicks off Friday for what is expected to be another record-breaking year for returning fall chinook.The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is predicting about 1.5 million adult chinook will be headed into the ... [Published Seaside Signal - Jul 30 2014]

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"She's still alive," says Lane. "I don't know how, but she is. I'm still doctoring her."
"Generally, wherever you have wolves in proximity to livestock you do get some level of depredation" Stephenson said
"Of the larger wreckage pieces recovered along [adjacent] Lake Drive, was a brake valve weighing about 70 pounds, a piece of aluminum rail car frame, and a fractured piece of burnt rail tie" wrote Paul L Stancil, the National Transportation Safety Board 's senior hazardous materials investigator, in a factual report on the explosion released...
"We were crazy about her. She had such a spark. It haunts me to this day taking over the responsibility of this farm," Blakney said. "We know we'll never make a profit out of this place, so we're just trying to be good stewards of the land. That was the message my mother got from her mother and one we wanted to pass down to the hands of the next generation."

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Oregon wolf pack one strike away from potential... [Published Oregonian - 11 hours ago]
Wolf pack is 1 attack near limit for kill order [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 11 hours ago]
Jefferson firefighters letting island burn [Published Albany Democrat Herald - 15 hours ago]
Wolf Attacks Eastern Oregon Rancher's Cow [Published Western Farmer-Stockman - 16 hours ago]
Biologist: New collar for wolf OR-7 no easy matter [Published Post Register - 20 hours ago]
Oregon's wolf OR-7: Biologists plan to camp out... [Published Oregonian - Aug 26 2014]
New documents detail chemical contamination of ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 26 2014]
Wildlife officials confirm economic position of... [Published TheWorldlink.com - Aug 25 2014]
Life not only survives but thrives in lake bene... [Published Oregonian - Aug 24 2014]
Philomath family continues mother’s legacy with... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Aug 24 2014]
Severn shoreline shearing sparks investigation [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 24 2014]
Bear populations grew in 2 states that OK’d limits [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Parasite-driven disease hits Klamath salmon har... [Published Dalles Chronicle - Aug 23 2014]
Many helped Willamalane preserve Thurston Hills [Published Register-Guard - Aug 23 2014]
OWRC upholds ruling on Oxbow water right [Published Hood River News - Aug 23 2014]
Oregon Coast Officials: Good News for Clams, Cr... [Published Oregon Coast Beach Connection - Aug 23 2014]
August downpour results in sewage overflow of 1... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 23 2014]
Biologists Discover Landlocked Chinook Salmon I... [Published Oregon Public Broadcasting - Aug 23 2014]
Venable Expands Baltimore Energy, Environmental... [Published Venable LLP - Aug 23 2014]
Study To Show Return For Fall Chinook On Siusla... [Published KLCC - Aug 23 2014]
Why is Marley Creek so clean? [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 22 2014]
Townhouses proposed for former Seagram's site i... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 22 2014]
ODFW offering workshops to teach hunting skills [Published Longview Daily News - Aug 22 2014]
Biologists to study salmon in Siuslaw this fall [Published KMTR NewsSource 16 - Aug 21 2014]
Fire Management Needs Funds [Published Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership - Aug 21 2014]
Why Can't That Be a Pet? [Published Portland Mercury - Aug 21 2014]
Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 20 2014]
Fracking could be hazardous to health, warns un... [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - Aug 20 2014]
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Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 20 2014]
Big Rail done little to halt the very terrorism threats it claims a desire to stop While many states around the U.S. have released information to the public about the frequency and routes of trains carrying oil obtained from hydraulic fracturing ...
BH : Fish Die-Off (mass destruction) / North-Am... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - May 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140531-43972-USA Date / time: 31/05/2014 10:48:06 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Fish Die-Off (mass destruction) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Orergon City: Florence Description: Reports ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140531-43972-USA Date / time: 31/05/2014 10:48:06 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Orergon Location: Florence [Dune Lake] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
California's Lone Wolf Finds Love [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 13 2014]
Damon Nagami, Senior Attorney, Santa Monica !--[if !vml]--> /a>   !--[if !vml]--> /a> OR7, left, and his lupine lover. Photo Credit: U.S. Dep't of Fish and Wildlife. OR7, California’s first gray wolf to inhabit the state since 1924, ...
Why Are 20 Far-Away States Trying To Block The ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 16 2014]
Over time, the Chesapeake Bay has been famous for many things: bountiful seafood, such as clams, oysters and the bay’s iconic blue crabs; its boating, fishing and water sports industry; even its curly-haired duck-hunting dogs . Now, however, the bay ...
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