Blue Water Blog - Enforcement/Litigation

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Reporting Water Pollution Just Got Easier

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Blue Water Baltimore’s new Pollution Reporting Form makes it easier than ever to pinpoint the location of pollution using GPS coordinates or a street address. In fact, accessing the form with your smartphone will automatically fill in your current GPS…

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…

New Water Quality Signs Protect Residents

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New water quality advisory signage may now be found at access points to rivers and streams in the Baltimore area in an effort to inform the public regarding specific health-related waterway precautions. Advisory Signage The advisory signage from Baltimore City…

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…

Why Blue Water Baltimore Is In Brazil

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In many ways, Guanabara Bay in the State of Rio de Janeiro faces many of the same water quality challenges today that the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland started dealing with more than thirty years ago. Just as trash, toxic pollutants,…