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Environmental Pollution

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  • In Season

    In Season
    Many of us harbor traumatic cabbage memories; the overwhelming smell that triggers us to retch at the faintest whiff of boiled cabbage has been hardwired into our minds. As far as I can tell, that misguided disdain for cooked cabbage is rooted in its unpleasant smell. But today I write to promote a change in how we view this sulfur-rich vegetable. Adults embrace the smelly and crave the cruciferous. We do it for our colons: Cabbage is said to be a potent preventative for cancer (most specifically colorectal) and it assists our bodies in expelling environmental pollutants. (For a quick fix, saute the cabbage until the leaves are soft and then finish with salt.)
  • Raising a Stink

    Raw sewage, which is supposed to be carried to treatment plants via underground pipes, overflowed 16 times since last summer along a five-block stretch of Greenspring Avenue between Cold Spring Lane and Northern Parkway in Baltimore, according to the...

    Baltimore: A Top 10 Sustainable City

    Baltimore has made another Top 10 list--this time, though, it's not a list of the most murderous, drug-addled, or crime-ridden cities. Sustain Lane, an online "people-powered guide to sustainable living," has ranked Baltimore as the 10th most...

    DPW Reports a Sewage Leak Near the Jail

    Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) spokesman Kurt Kocher called CP today, asking that we inform the public—even if it is belatedly—of a 220,000-gallon sewage leak that occurred on March 13 at 401 E. Eager St., where the city's...

    Electric Lawnmowers Pushed in Trade-In Program

    Maryland gets in on the lawnmower trade-in craze that has been catching on in the smoggier parts of the country, where local and state governments offer vouchers for reduced-price electric mowers to consumers willing to part with their gas-powered mowers....