Politics, Sci-Tech

Frosh releases statement on Trump administration move to strip states of authority to set vehicle emissions standards

BALTIMORE, MD-Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) action to revoke California’s ability to establish greenhouse gas vehicle emissions standards and to declare that California’s zero-emission vehicle standards are preempted by federal law. “Once again, the Trump Administration has come down …


Business, Sci-Tech

Maryland oyster season dates, limits set for 2019-2020

BALTIMORE, MD-The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has issued season limits for the 2019-2020 oyster harvesting season. The 2019-20 season will begin October 1, 2019 with no commercial harvesting on Wednesdays, and temporary closures to wild harvesting in certain areas where there is a low abundance of oysters, low natural spat set or where spat-on-shell plantings are being protected, including …


West Nile Virus found in Maryland patient for first time in 2019

Baltimore, MD–The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus in Maryland this year. The infected individual is an adult living in the National Capital Region in Maryland. MDH routinely tracks and responds to mosquito-borne infections.  No other locally acquired arbo-viral infections have been identified this year. The number of human West Nile Virus …

Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD – As Hurricane Dorian begins its trek up the east coast, watches are turning to warnings and residents are preparing for the storm’s arrival. Tens of thousands have already been left without power in Georgia and the Carolinas. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for portions of southern Maryland that were previously under a …

Thursday forecast: cooler temps, winds increasing

NOTTINGHAM, MD – It will be a cooler Thursday in the Nottingham area. The National Weather Service says high temperatures will be slightly below normal, reaching into the upper-70s for most areas. Winds will be on the increase as Hurricane Dorian moves northeast near the Carolinas. A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for St Mary’s County. Strongest winds are …

Tropical Storm Watch issued for portions of Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD – As fall approaches and schools are back in session, all eyes are currently focused on Hurricane Dorian. The powerful storm has already decimated the Bahamas and, despite early forecasts, it now appears that Florida and Alabama will be spared as the storm looks to make landfall in Georgia or the Carolinas. On Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather …