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Anne Arundel County Creek Closed After Wastewater Spill

Anne Arundel County health officials have ordered the closing of Mill Creek and Dividing Creek in Arnold after a spill of some 312,000 gallons of wastewater.

05/28/2014

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Carroll County Exits Frederick Incinerator Deal

The future of proposed, waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick is in question after Carroll County pulled out of the project.

04/23/2014

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Prince George’s To Begin New Bag Law

Plastic bags are no longer allowed to be used for yard waste collection in Prince George’s County.

01/01/2014

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Mistake With Valve Leads To Wastewater Overflow

Officials say a valve left in the wrong position led to an overflow of 6 million gallons of diluted wastewater at a plant in Accokeek.

10/12/2013

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Md. Bill Phases Out Paper Mill Energy Source

Maryland’s Senate has passed a bill that phases out paper mill waste as a preferred alternative energy source.

03/28/2013

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Opposition To Frederick Incinerator Is Heated

The rhetoric is running hot ahead of a Maryland Department of the Environment hearing on a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick.

01/30/2013

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Poultry Pollution Case Heats Up

The two sides in a Maryland poultry pollution law suit are now battling over whether a federal judge should visit an Eastern Shore farm at the center of the dispute.

09/17/2012

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Frederick County Fined Thousands For Wastewater Flap

The Maryland Department of the Environment says Frederick County has agreed to pay a $9,600 penalty for allowing excessive levels of contaminants in wastewater released into the Potomac River in 2010 and 2011.

08/02/2012

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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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House Considers Bill To Require Recycling

The Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to consider a bill that would require management at apartment buildings and condominiums to offer recycling services.

03/16/2012

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