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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Blue Water Baltimore Seeks New Executive Director

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Blue Water Baltimore has accomplished a lot in the last eight years. Under the leadership of Jenn Aiosa as a board member and then Executive Director, we helped Baltimore City make huge strides in responding to sewage overflows and backups,…

How to Plant Your New Free Tree

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Right tree, right place. Congratulations, you decided to plant a new tree! Depending on the species, trees can live for a few decades and up to a few centuries. So choose wisely! Before you dig, do research on native trees…

2021 MDGA Wrap-Up

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There was even more pressure on this year’s already-tight Maryland General Assembly Session, due to the pandemic-related cancelation of much of last year’s. Despite the time crunch, the MDGA made some strides toward a healthier, more protected environment. You can…

Our 2021 Legislative Priorities

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Changing local policy is one of our best tools for lasting change. We hope you’ll join us in advocating for these important pieces of statewide legislation! The 2021 General Assembly session will be conducted with COVID-19 precautions in place, which…

Blue Water’s Gift Guide

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It’s the holiday season, meaning many folks are hunting down gifts for their loved ones! Here at Blue Water Baltimore, we encourage everyone to be thoughtful when picking out presents; this means shopping locally, minimizing packaging and wrapping waste and…

Speak up For Clean Water

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THE ISSUE: The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has proposed a series of changes to the municipal separated stormwater sewer system (MS4) permits that dictate how much stormwater pollution local jurisdictions can allow, and what they are required to…