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Baltimore Mayor Announcing Program On Sewers Lines

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is announcing a new program to repair the public portion of the city’s sewer pipes that connect residences and businesses to public sewer lines.

07/29/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Dumping Waste In D.C. River

A man who managed a company hired to clean the National Mall storm water sewer system has pleaded guilty to dumping debris and wastewater into the Potomac River.

06/05/2014

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8-Inch Water Main Break Causes Sewer Overflow In Northeast Baltimore

An estimated 15,000 gallons of wastewater overflowed after a water main broke in Northeast Baltimore.

01/17/2014

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Worker Found Dead At Plant At Md. State Park

Maryland Natural Resources Police say a worker was found dead at Point Lookout State Park.

01/14/2014

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Sewer Main Breaks, Wastewater Flows Into Md. Creek

Officials say 200,000 gallons of wastewater have flowed into the Reddy Branch Creek in Brookville after a sewer main broke.

10/31/2013

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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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Heavy Rains Lead To Sewage Overflow In Md.

Officials say excessive rainfall led to a sewage overflow at a wastewater pumping station in Fort Washington.

10/12/2013

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U.S. Judge Upholds EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

A judge rejected a bid by farm industry and home builders’ groups to block federal and state pollution limits designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction along waterways and agricultural runoff.

09/14/2013

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Sewer Pipe Fails, Wastewater Spills Into Md. Creek

Anne Arundel County public works officials say nearly 14,000 gallons of wastewater has spilled into Weems Creek in Annapolis.

04/11/2013

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Md. Bills To Ban Or Delay Gas Drilling Are Dead

Maryland lawmakers seeking to block the gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have struck out in the General Assembly.

03/08/2013

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Sewage Flows In Md. Creek After Main Breaks

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says sewage continues to flow into Reddy Branch Creek in Olney.

03/07/2013

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Sewer Line In Catonsville Leaked For 3 Weeks

Baltimore County officials say a Catonsville sewer line damaged by Superstorm Sandy went undetected for three weeks.

11/23/2012

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