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  • Perryville settles with state over wastewater treatment plant violations

    The town of Perryville will pay $58,576 in penalties for violations at the municipal wastewater treatment plant during 2012, according to a settlement with the Maryland Department of the Environment accepted unanimously Tuesday by the Perryville Board...
  • Help the environment: Eat less meat [Commentary]

    Help the environment: Eat less meat [Commentary]
    What can I do to help the environment? As a master's student in conservation biology and environmental policy, I get this question often from my (mostly) left-leaning, but financially focused, friends. They generally understand that the environment is...
  • Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup

    Group says Maryland backsliding in bay cleanup
    Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
  • I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, electrical engineer, dies at 87

    <b>I.</b> Morton "Buddy" Schindler, electrical engineer, dies at 87
    I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, an electrical engineer who oversaw the pumping operation for Baltimore's water supply system, died Friday at Sinai Hospital of complications of a fall he suffered in December. He was 87 and lived in Pikesville. Born in...
  • Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers

    Big chill bursts pipes and heats up business for plumbers
    It is a chilling tale of winter, one that in ghost-story fashion begins with a sign that all is not right. Maybe there's a damp spot spreading ominously across a wall, or faint sounds that grow louder and more insistent. "I heard water dripping," Liz...
  • City approves $263 million for Bay cleanup

    City approves $263 million for Bay cleanup
    The city's Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a massive $263 million contract for constructing a new facility aimed at curbing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. The spending panel voted to award the contract to Archer Western Contractors LLC,...
  • Annapolis hosting emergency preparedness drill

    Annapolis hosting emergency preparedness drill
    There’s no cause for alarm – unless you’re one of the volunteers pretending to be displaced by a major storm, that is. The Annapolis Office of Emergency Preparedness and Risk Management is hosting a citywide preparedness exercise on...
  • Travel by city's water chief questioned

    Travel by city's water chief questioned
    The head of Baltimore's water system spent 35 days attending conferences in the past year, many of them out of state, records show. The travel has raised concerns among some city officials, who say Water and Wastewater chief Rudy Chow is needed here to...
  • Lawmakers question effort to evaluate Arundel school sites for cell towers

    Lawmakers question effort to evaluate Arundel school sites for cell towers
    Anne Arundel County public schools' agreement last year to allow school properties to be evaluated as possible sites for cellphone towers has drawn a mix of support and opposition from some residents. This week, some elected officials representing an...
  • Aberdeen residents face last water shutoffs as Route 40 work continues

    Some Aberdeen residents in the Route 40 area have dealt with water shutoffs in the wake of an ongoing state project to improve part of the road; however, the last of them is expected to occur this week. The State Highway Administration is in the midst...
  • Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns

    Eastern rivers 'on Rolaids' raise concerns
    Fresh water isn't what it used to be. New research has found that human activity has caused subtle but significant changes in the basic makeup of rivers in Maryland and elsewhere, with potential consequences for public water use and the health of...
  • Bel Air officials expect increase in sewer rates

    Bel Air officials expect increase in sewer rates
    Bel Air town officials expect to propose an increase in residential and commercial sewer rates in order to reflect changes in the bulk rate Harford County charges the town to treat its sewage. Town Administrator Chris Schlehr told the town...