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Baltimore Sun
Maryland governor to end predecessor's septic tank mandatethe growth of aerobic bacteria. They can prolong the lifespan of the drain fiel
Maryland governor to end predecessor's septic tank mandate
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
the growth of aerobic bacteria. They can prolong the lifespan of the drain field systems. Ben Grumbles, secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment, noted that, "It was sacrosanct for us to make sure that that best available... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Governor will roll back septic rule, demands repeal of transportation billa combative speech to the Maryland Association of Counties in Ocean City, the R
Governor will roll back septic rule, demands repeal of transportation bill
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
a combative speech to the Maryland Association of Counties in Ocean City, the Republican governor said that on Monday the Maryland Department of the Environment will issue a new regulation allowing counties to permit septic systems that are less... Read more
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NBC Washington
Sanitary Sewer Overflows in Riverdale, Marylandexceeded 10,000 gallons," according to WSSC. The drinking water system is not
Sanitary Sewer Overflows in Riverdale, Maryland
NBC Washington / Posted 7 days ago
exceeded 10,000 gallons," according to WSSC. The drinking water system is not affected, WSSC said. WSSC has notified the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Prince George's County Health Department, the agency said. WSSC is working... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Baltimore to get $20M in Grants to Stop Sewer Overflowssanitary sewer overflows. Maryland’s Board of Public Works approved the Bay Re
Baltimore to get $20M in Grants to Stop Sewer Overflows
CBS Baltimore / Posted 7 days ago
sanitary sewer overflows. Maryland’s Board of Public Works approved the Bay Restoration Fund grants on Wednesday. The Maryland Department of the Environment said in a news release that the grants will help Baltimore improve the existing... Read more
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The Daily Record
Baltimore to get $20M in grants to stop sewer overflowssanitary sewer overflows. Maryland's Board of Public Works approved the Bay Res
Baltimore to get $20M in grants to stop sewer overflows
The Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
sanitary sewer overflows. Maryland's Board of Public Works approved the Bay Restoration Fund grants on Wednesday. The Maryland Department of the Environment said in a news release that the grants will help Baltimore improve the existing... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Job fair, opportunities planned for those without jobs after Ellicott City floodof the Patapsco River, officials said. A more permanent fix is in the works, sa
Job fair, opportunities planned for those without jobs after Ellicott City flood
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
of the Patapsco River, officials said. A more permanent fix is in the works, said Jay Apperson, a spokesman for the Maryland Department of the Environment, whose inspectors were on site to oversee the work. The Howard County Office of... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilling into Patapsco River each dayto be dumping nearly five million gallons of sewage into a Patapsco River tribu
Nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilling into Patapsco River each day
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 22 days ago
to be dumping nearly five million gallons of sewage into a Patapsco River tributary on a daily basis, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment. Sewage is leaking into a portion of the Sucker Branch tributary that flows into the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Millions of gallons of sewage flood Patapsco River tributariesstorm. An estimated 5 million gallons per day have flowed into the Sucker Bran
Millions of gallons of sewage flood Patapsco River tributaries
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
storm. An estimated 5 million gallons per day have flowed into the Sucker Branch tributary of the Patapsco River, Maryland Department of the Environment Jay Apperson said in an email. The overflow is just one of several reported in the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Deadly Flooding In Ellicott City Has Caused Massive Sewage Leakbeen leaking into the river. The leak was discovered by the Howard County Depa
Deadly Flooding In Ellicott City Has Caused Massive Sewage Leak
CBS Baltimore / Posted 22 days ago
been leaking into the river. The leak was discovered by the Howard County Department of Public Works, and confirmed by the Maryland Department of the Environment. Health officials warn public to avoid contact w/Patapsco River near Ellicott City... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Two million gallons of sewage overflow into Patuxent River in North Laurelof the county's population. De Hernandez said it was too early to estimate whe
Two million gallons of sewage overflow into Patuxent River in North Laurel
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
of the county's population. De Hernandez said it was too early to estimate when the water will be cleared. The county contacted the Maryland Department of the Environment about the incident. Miller said the sewer line had minor breaks in the... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Yellow Perch Are the Severn River’s Vital SignWorks now gets $70 million a year to stop runoff. Yet difficulty getting permit
Yellow Perch Are the Severn River’s Vital Sign
Bay Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
Works now gets $70 million a year to stop runoff. Yet difficulty getting permits continues. Permits must come from both the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Army Corps of Engineers. The new head of Maryland Department of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Blue Water Baltimore seeking legal role in city’s court-ordered $1.2B sewer system overhaulBaltimore intervenes or not, we're listening to them and engaging with citizens
Blue Water Baltimore seeking legal role in city’s court-ordered $1.2B sewer system overhaul
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
Baltimore intervenes or not, we're listening to them and engaging with citizens who want more progress and less sewage," Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles said in a statement. "We do too, and are committed to working... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Code Orange Air Quality Alert In EffectBaltimore, MD (WJZ)– The Maryland department of the environment has issued a co
Code Orange Air Quality Alert In Effect
CBS Baltimore / Posted 1 months ago
Baltimore, MD (WJZ)– The Maryland department of the environment has issued a code orange air quality alert today for the Baltimore metro area. This means air pollution around the area may become unhealthy for sensitive groups including children,... Read more

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