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University of Maryland School of Law
Keeping Pace: An Evaluation of Maryland's Most Important Environmental Problems and What We Can Do to Solve Them
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Title Keeping Pace: An Evaluation of Maryland's Most Important Environmental Problems and What We Can Do to Solve Them Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description This report was written in response to a request from Maryland State Senator Brian Frosh. He wanted the report to assess Maryland''s progress in solving significant environmental problems. The report relies on a number of indicators of environmental quality to meet this request.
Organization University of Maryland School of Law
Year 2002
URL http://www.law.umaryland.edu/programs/environment/documents/frosh-report.pdf Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region Region 3
State Maryland
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.law.umaryland.edu/index.html Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information Maryland Environmental Law Clinic: 410-706-0564
Environmental Indicator Scale State, County
Additional Information Health Effects, Monitoring Information, Policy recommendations

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Air Code red days Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Health Risks:Exposure
Health Effects:Respiratory Diseases:Asthma
Air
Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Air Hazardous air pollution Air
Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Hazardous Air Pollutants
Air NOx emissions sources Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air
Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Air Ozone Air
Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Particulate Matter Air
Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air VOC emission sources Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air
Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Brownfields Acres of land addressed by the brownfield program Cleanup:Cleanup Sites:Brownfields
Brownfields National Priority List sites in Maryland Cleanup:Cleanup Sites:Brownfields
Land use Sprawl Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Water Quality Impaired lakes Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water Quality Impaired rivers Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water Quality Nitrogen loading into the Chesapeake Bay Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Phosphorous loading into the Chesapeake Bay Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Sediment Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Sediments
Water Resources Availability of potable water to meet future demand Water:Drinking Water
Water Resources Drought status Water:Drinking Water