A quarter billion dollars is serious money, and it’s being spent on a serious problem. It’s being poured into Baltimore’s Back River Sewage Treatment Plant to slow the flow of nutrient pollution choking the bay.
A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin will be holding a hearing this week on nutrient pollution of waterways nationwide.
You may know your carbon footprint, but do you know your nitrogen footprint?