Firefighters searched through 15 tons of trash after a man who was found in a load of trash in a truck claimed that several of his relatives might be in trash at a landfill.
A man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system and pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.
Recycling trucks won’t be going out any more frequently in Frederick.
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.
The future of proposed, waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick is in question after Carroll County pulled out of the project.
Plastic bags are no longer allowed to be used for yard waste collection in Prince George’s County.
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.
Maryland’s Senate has passed a bill that phases out paper mill waste as a preferred alternative energy source.
The rhetoric is running hot ahead of a Maryland Department of the Environment hearing on a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick.
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.
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.
Marylanders can likely expect a hike in their annual sewer bills.