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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Action Alert: Speak Out About Sewage Backups

A sewer overflow discharging brown sewage into a local waterway.
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Sewage doesn’t belong in our streets – or our homes. When it rains in Baltimore, millions of gallons of sewage flow into our streams, rivers, Inner Harbor, and even our homes. Sewage backups in homes and buildings are a big…

Legislative Priorities in 2018 for Blue Water Baltimore

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The Maryland General Assembly convenes January 10, and this session Blue Water Baltimore will be in Annapolis, working with partners, legislators, and constituents like you on two laws to protect communities and our waterways.  We will focus on phasing out…

Update: 2017 General Assembly Session

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It has been three weeks since the beginning of the 2017 General Assembly session and our push for a polystyrene phase out is in full swing! Overall, we have received positive feedback regarding SB186/HB229 to eliminate the use of polystyrene…

Time To Fight (Again) For Clean Water in Baltimore County

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The Baltimore County Council is currently considering legislation that would phase out the county’s stormwater utility fee. The Importance of the Fee This fee pays for projects and programs designed to improve water quality in the county’s streams and rivers,…