Sewage treatment

Chesapeake Bay health

Chesapeake Checkup: Hearing Tracks Progress Made To Restore Bay’s Health

A Chesapeake checkup. Tuesday, a Senate field hearing heard what’s working and what’s not when it comes to cleaning the bay.


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Sandy Dumped 11 Billion Gallons Of Sewage In Waterways

Superstorm Sandy released 11 billion gallons of sewage from East Coast treatment plants into bodies of water from Washington, D.C., to Connecticut.


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$37M Approved For Md. Septic, Wastewater Upgrades

Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved more than $37 million in grants for upgrading septic systems and wastewater treatment plants.


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O’Malley Drops To B+ In Conservation Report Card

Gov. Martin O’Malley has dropped to a B+ in the latest report card from the Maryland League of Conservation Voters.


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Baltimore Hopes To Get More Power From Sewage

Baltimore city officials are hoping to create even more power from sewage at a wastewater treatment plant.