Blue Water Blog - Author Archives: David Flores

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Our Harbor Alert Tool Maps Baltimore’s Water Quality

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our Baltimore Harbor Water Alert website.  The new website is a one-of-a-kind design that displays water quality data for Baltimore’s Harbor, rivers and streams in an interactive mapping format. The new site…

Blue Water Baltimore Challenges Stormwater Pollution Permit

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Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, David Flores, joined attorneys from Earthjustice, Khushi Desai and Jennifer Chavez, at the Baltimore City Circuit Court on September 8, to present oral argument that legally challenged the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to improve the…

Our 2012 Healthy Harbor Report Card is in!

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We are excited to announce that the newly released Healthy Harbor Report Card 2012 contains our annual assessment for the Baltimore Harbor.  This year the Harbor received an overall grade of C-. The Harbor’s grade, which is based upon 2012 monitoring…

Zoning Can Save Baltimore’s Dipping Pond Run

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Stewards of streams and rivers in highly developed areas like Baltimore inevitably spend more of their energy on restoration than on conservation. We often feel this dynamic at Blue Water Baltimore. Occasionally, though, a true conservation opportunity arises and recently…