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A clean Inner Harbor is everyone's responsibility

A clean Inner Harbor is everyone's responsibility

Baltimore’s location along the Patapsco River offers the city a gateway to the Atlantic. But with this prime location comes a history of environmental havoc. In the past, Baltimore’s water access helped it thrive as a prime industrial city, which means the economy was heavily influenced by manufacturing and shipping. This also means that many of the by-products of such processes were released into the harbor and are still lingering in our waterways today, including heavy metals, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other toxic pollutants. While the city's economy has changed to a service economy, for the most part, with world-recognized health care institutions, the environmental struggle...

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