Blue Water Blog - Enforcement/Litigation

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…

Consent Decree Intervenor Status Granted

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Blue Water Baltimore Successfully Joins Federal, State Enforcement to fix City’s Failing Sewer System On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the U.S. District Court granted Blue Water Baltimore’s motion to intervene in the federal consent decree lawsuit intended to fix the City…

Public Comments Submitted

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On August 5, 2016, Blue Water Baltimore, in conjunction with the Environmental Integrity Project, submitted three sets of public comments in response to the proposed modifications of the Consent Decree filed on June 7, 2016. After failing to meet the…