Blue Water Blog - pollution

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



EPA Pollution Tracking Tools Workshop

ECHO: EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance History Online — a tool you can use it to understand pollution threats to your community! Join the Chesapeake Legal Alliance and Blue Water Baltimore for an introduction to ECHO, the Environmental Protection Agency’s online tool that tracks polluters in…

A Year in Review: 2021 Water Wins 

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It’s been a whirlwind of a year on all fronts, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. We’ve navigated through many challenges, welcomed new staff members to our BWB family, and we’re working every day to hold polluters accountable. So,…

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…

Tree Care: Summer Watering

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You planted a new tree! This is the beginning of a very long and beautiful friendship. Congratulations! Photo: Mature northern red oak in the woods of Druid Hill Park Care for your tree and it will care for you (and…