Stormwater

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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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Md. Seeking Stream Restoration Challenge Proposals

State officials say they are seeking proposals for Maryland’s Stream Restoration Challenge.

04/23/2013

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Businesses Fear Huge Bills From Stormwater Fee

Bill Blanchett crunched some numbers and cringed.

03/26/2013

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