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.
More sewage has spilled into the Patapsco River, which saw 100 million gallons of raw sewage spill after Hurricane Irene.
Hurricane Irene just keeps on giving. In this case, it’s millions of gallons of raw sewage.
Baltimore city officials are hoping to create even more power from sewage at a wastewater treatment plant.
Baltimore’s Department of Public Works says a power outage sent about 20,000 gallons of sewage into the outer harbor.