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Water Pollution

Maryland Renews Pledge To Help Clean Up ChesapeakeNo one thing has left the Chesapeake Bay struggling---so now, more things are about to be taken on.
Md. Seeks $100,000 Fine For Pilot Fuel Tank LeaksThe 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.
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.
Project Clean Stream Kicks Off Around MarylandOver the next few weeks, thousands of volunteers will come together across the state as Project Clean Stream kicks off in Maryland.
Maryland Legislators Receive Briefing On State Of The BayThere'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.
Maryland Pollution Offset Rules DelayedMaryland's environmental secretary says the state is delaying rules requiring offsets for water pollution from new development.
Algae Bloom Turns Inner Harbor Water BrownThere's a growing problem in the Inner Harbor. An algae bloom is turning the water brown.
Weather Swings Have Left Chesapeake Bay In Bad ShapeWild swings in the weather in 2011 have left the Chesapeake Bay in its worst shape in years.
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.
Md. Coalition Calls For 4-Fold Flush Fee HikeA coalition of Maryland environmental groups is calling for a four-fold increase in the so-called flush fee for sewage and septic system upgrades.
Report: Inner Harbor Most Polluted Water In MarylandBefore 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.
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