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Nearly $4M Grant To Improve The Chesapeake Bay’s Livability

It doesn’t have to be big to make a difference, but it can take money.

06/18/2014

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Wages, Marijuana, Polluted Water All On Md. Agenda

Decriminalizing marijuana, raising the minimum wage and adjusting the fees paid to contain polluted stormwater are all likely to find their way into debates during this year’s legislative session.

01/03/2014

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Trying To Reduce Stormwater Runoff In Maryland

A Maryland environmental official is starting a tour around the state to talk about efforts to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff.

11/20/2013

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Md. Threatens Carroll Co. With $10,000 A Day Fine Over ‘Rain Tax’ Dispute

The Maryland attorney general’s office is threatening to fine Carroll County up to $10,000 a day for failing to implement a fee on property owners to fight stormwater pollution draining into the Chesapeake Bay.

11/04/2013

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Hagerstown Won’t Charge Stormwater Fee

The city of Hagerstown will not charge property owners a fee to help pay for a state-mandated stormwater remediation effort, but it is unclear how the city will contribute to the effort.

07/10/2013

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Maryland GOP Responds To Tax Increases

Maryland Republicans are holding two news conferences to denounce tax, toll and fee increases.

07/01/2013

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Carroll County Will Pay Stormwater Fee, Not Residents

Carroll County will use county funding to contribute to a state-mandated stormwater remediation effort instead of implementing a fee for individual residents and businesses.

06/28/2013

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Newly Applied Stormwater Rule Irks Md. Farmers

A few months ago, Matt Holloway expanded the footprint of his hydroponic lettuce greenhouse.

06/19/2013

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Volunteers Hunt For Cures Along Pasadena Creek

For Bill Flohr, it was great to grow up on Rock Creek in the 1960s.

06/05/2013

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Inner Harbor Water Quality Gets A Grade Of ‘C Minus’

A grade of “C minus” is a long way from the honor roll, but because it represents the water quality in the Inner Harbor, it’s better than expected.

06/03/2013

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Anne Arundel Council Overrides Executive’s ‘Rain Tax’ Veto

The Anne Arundel County Council has voted to override the county executive’s veto of a stormwater remediation fee and will now consider emergency legislation to modify the fee.

05/02/2013

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Anne Arundel Executive Vetoes Stormwater Fee

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has vetoed a stormwater remediation fee, asking the county council to consider phasing-in fees for some property owners.

04/26/2013

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