Chesapeake Bay, EPA, Bay

Sewer Overflows Down Following Court Settlement

The sewer and water commission for the Washington suburbs of Maryland says sewage overflows are down sharply following a 2005 court settlement with federal and state environmental regulators and environmental groups.


Inner Harbor

20K-Gallon Sewage Overflow Enters Baltimore Harbor

Baltimore’s Department of Public Works says a power outage sent about 20,000 gallons of sewage into the outer harbor.