Blue Water Blog - pollution

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



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…

Fighting for Clean Water With Baltimore City DPW

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As our 10th birthday celebration continues, we’re shining a spotlight on one of our allies in the fight for clean water, the Waterway Pollution Investigation Team in the Baltimore City Department of Public Works.  This dedicated group of people receives…

How We Work: Pollution. Solution.

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When we were putting together our 2012 Annual Report – our first as a merged organization – we wanted to illustrate  how we work on water quality issues in Baltimore. This infographic was created by our designer, Redstart Creative, to…