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D.C. Water Investigating Sewer Overflow In C&O Canal

D.C. Water says it’s investigating a possible sewer overflow in the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Washington.

05/16/2014

OIL SPILL

Mount Airy To Regulate Disposal Of Oil, Grease

The town of Mount Airy has started holding business owners responsible for the proper disposal of fats, oil and grease.

10/20/2013

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Stuck Log Causes 10,000 Gallon Sewer Overflow

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says a stuck log has caused a sewer overflow in Hyattsville.

08/27/2013

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Environmental Group Wants More Done To Clean Up City Sewer System

There are charges that Baltimore City has broken its promise to clean up the harbor. The city pledged $1 billion to stop sewage leaks from pouring into the water.

08/01/2013

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‘Flushable’ Wipes Clog Ocean City’s Sewer System

The growing use of flushable wipes is causing headaches for the people who run Ocean City’s sewer system.

07/28/2013

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Volunteer Firefighters Rescue Young Fox Stuck In The Sewer

Firefighters get all kinds of rescue calls, but this one was a first for the Joppa-Magnolia volunteers.

05/01/2013

Chesapeake Bay

Report Finds Bay Restoration Progress, Concerns

A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.

12/06/2012

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Maryland Pollution Offset Rules Delayed

Maryland’s environmental secretary says the state is delaying rules requiring offsets for water pollution from new development.

11/29/2012

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Legislature Completes Work On Flush Tax Increase

Marylanders can likely expect a hike in their annual sewer bills.

04/09/2012

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WSSC Proposes 7.5 Percent Fee Increase

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission officials say they are proposing a 7.5 percent fee increase to water and sewer fees.

01/18/2012

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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.

08/01/2011

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Sewer Break, Signals Delay MARC Trains Into D.C.

A sewer line break between Rockville and Garrett Park and signal problems are causing delays for MARC riders on all Brunswick Line trains into Washington.

05/03/2011