A panel of Maryland lawmakers has approved regulations requiring new construction to use the best technology in septic systems to fight pollution in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved more than $37 million in grants for upgrading septic systems and wastewater treatment plants.
The Maryland Legislature has passed a controversial bill that limits where new septic systems can be installed.
The House of Delegates signed off Friday on a measure to limit where residential septic systems can be installed.
Maryland Senators have approved a bill to regulate where new residential septic systems can be installed.
A coalition of Maryland environmental groups is calling for a four-fold increase in the so-called flush fee for sewage and septic system upgrades.
A Maryland task force has backed off taking a more aggressive approach to curbing pollution from septic tanks in an effort to forge a consensus.
Maryland state officials say the owners of a Cambridge country club have been fined $500,000 for releasing sewage into Choptank River wetlands for more than two years.
Eastern Shore lawmakers are questioning the governor’s proposed ban on septic systems for major new subdivisions.