Baltimore Postal Facility Fined Over Leaked Medical WastePotentially dangerous medical waste traveling through the mail. It isn't illegal, but a local incident has triggered a massive fine.
Man Found In TrashTruck, Suffers Minor InjuriesFirefighters 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.
Man Gets 10 Months For Dumping Waste In Potomac RiverA 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.
Frederick Won't Increase Recycling Service PickupsRecycling trucks won't be going out any more frequently in Frederick.
Anne Arundel County Creek Closed After Wastewater SpillAnne 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.
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.
Prince George's To Begin New Bag LawPlastic bags are no longer allowed to be used for yard waste collection in Prince George's County.
Mistake With Valve Leads To Wastewater OverflowOfficials say a valve left in the wrong position led to an overflow of 6 million gallons of diluted wastewater at a plant in Accokeek.
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.
Opposition To Frederick Incinerator Is HeatedThe rhetoric is running hot ahead of a Maryland Department of the Environment hearing on a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator near Frederick.
Poultry Pollution Case Heats UpThe 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.
Frederick County Fined Thousands For Wastewater FlapThe 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.
Legislature Completes Work On Flush Tax IncreaseMarylanders can likely expect a hike in their annual sewer bills.
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.