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Environmental Issues

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  • Trash Talk

    Trash Talk
    Drivers approaching the entrance of the former FMC Corp. chemical-making complex on Baltimore’s industrial Fairfield peninsula are welcomed by a large and well-lit green sign mounted on a landscaped terrace: “Future Home of Fairfield Renewable Energy Power Plant.” They’ve been so welcomed since at least June 2011, when Google Street View captured images of the same sign and the 90-acre site, where the only visible changes since are the removal of a smokestack and the installation of a series of metal beams on the property’s eastern edge. 
  • Goods & Services

    Goods & Services
    BEST CONSIGNMENT STORE Fashion Attic 1926 Fleet St., (410) 276-0817, thefashionattic.com Jam-packed, dimly lit consignment stores can inspire hours-long hunting and lead to armfuls of slightly soiled, sometimes beaten-up clothes to try on only to...

    News & Media

    News & Media
    BEST POLITICIAN Martin O’Malley Love him or hate him, this has been a good year for Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D). Two O’Malley-backed laws got the nods of the majorities of Maryland voters in last fall’s elections—...

    What a Wonderful World

    The Chinese province of Guangdong has quietly opened a museum dedicated to the decade-long Chinese Cultural Revolution. Built on Tashan Mountain, near the graves of some of the 400 people believed killed in the nearby city of Shantou during the Cultural...

    Local Weathermen Say Global Warming is a Conspiracy, "Scam"

    Last week, Rolling Stone ran a story about how TV meteorologists—the "weather experts" who have the most contact with the general population—tend to be doubters of the science of climate change. This despite the fact that ragtag conspiracy...