Bill Blanchett crunched some numbers and cringed.
Gwynns Run got a mass cleanup Friday. City workers hauled away tons of trash and debris from the watershed.
Top state officials led by Gov. Martin O’Malley hosted Maryland county and local officials at a meeting Monday dedicated to reducing stormwater runoff, a major source of Chesapeake Bay pollution. But many worry about the cost of reducing it.
Frederick County lawmakers voted to support a bill releasing the county from charging property owners a stormwater runoff fee.
The University of Maryland received a huge grant to help communities keep the Chesapeake Bay clean.
Virginia is losing federal aid for Chesapeake Bay restoration projects because the Environmental Protection Agency is not satisfied with the state’s efforts to address stormwater pollution.
A Chesapeake Bay Foundation scientist says the approach of Hurricane Irene highlights the importance of controlling stormwater runoff in the watershed.
Ten Maryland towns are receiving the first “Green Streets” grants, which support local efforts to reduce urban stormwater runoff.