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What Happened During MD’s Legislative Session?

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*Updated 5/31/22 to include information about vetoes Monday was “Sine Die” in Maryland, meaning that the General Assembly adjourned its legislative session for 2022. Several of our priority bills passed, along with many other environmental bills that we supported led…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Nancy Sacci

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Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another tree planting approaches, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways. Check out the following spotlights…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Shannon McDonald

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Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As another tree planting approaches, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways. Check out the following spotlights…

Back River WWTP Updates

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What’s happened recently: Last week, with the help of residents and our scientists, MDE confirmed that conditions at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant had gone from bad to worse. In his order to Baltimore City, which operates the plant, MDE Secretary Grumbles…

March Advocacy Updates

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We’ve been busy tracking local and state legislation since our last Advocacy Update!  On March 16th, Baltimore’s City Council held a hearing on a bill to require City government operations become net zero. This was the final hearing on Councilman…

We Love Our Volunteers! Spotlight: Dave Barrett

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Clean Water, Strong Communities! It takes a community of people to grow a community of trees. As spring arrives, Blue Water Baltimore celebrates the strong communities that work hard to clean our waterways. Check out the following spotlights to learn…