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Water Pollution

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Maryland Renews Pledge To Help Clean Up Chesapeake

No one thing has left the Chesapeake Bay struggling—so now, more things are about to be taken on.

06/17/2014

OIL SPILL

Md. Seeks $100,000 Fine For Pilot Fuel Tank Leaks

The Maryland Department of the Environment is seeking a $100,000 fine from truck stop operator Pilot Flying J for alleged water pollution from leaky underground fuel tanks near Hagerstown.

12/06/2013

chesapeake bay water

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

stream cleaning

Project Clean Stream Kicks Off Around Maryland

Over the next few weeks, thousands of volunteers will come together across the state as Project Clean Stream kicks off in Maryland.

04/06/2013

Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Legislators Receive Briefing On State Of The Bay

There’s been progress but there’s still a lot of hard work to do. That’s the message Maryland legislators received in a briefing on the state of the Chesapeake Bay.

01/16/2013

chesapeake bay water

Maryland Pollution Offset Rules Delayed

Maryland’s environmental secretary says the state is delaying rules requiring offsets for water pollution from new development.

11/29/2012

inner harbor water, brown water, algae bloom

Algae Bloom Turns Inner Harbor Water Brown

There’s a growing problem in the Inner Harbor. An algae bloom is turning the water brown.

04/26/2012

Chesapeake Bay

Weather Swings Have Left Chesapeake Bay In Bad Shape

Wild swings in the weather in 2011 have left the Chesapeake Bay in its worst shape in years.

04/18/2012

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DNR Set To Reopen Otter Trapping In Western Md.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s preparing to allow trapping for river otters in Far western Maryland after reintroducing them to the region.

03/30/2012

sewage, sewer

Md. Coalition Calls For 4-Fold Flush Fee Hike

A coalition of Maryland environmental groups is calling for a four-fold increase in the so-called flush fee for sewage and septic system upgrades.

01/05/2012

Inner Harbor

Report: Inner Harbor Most Polluted Water In Maryland

Before polluters can be hauled into court, they have to be caught. That’s led the state attorney general to conduct ongoing environmental audits along Maryland’s waterways.

12/13/2011

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