David Flores, the harbor waterkeeper, said he hopes the action prompts environmental regulators to intervene. "That's our goal, to have the pollution abated by any means," Flores said.
Environmental advocates argue that Erachem should not be allowed to so drasatically exceed pollution limits when other operations have spent significantly to meet the demands of a 2010 EPA directive. "That makes this so much more unfair," Flores said.
READ MORE: The Baltimore Sun, February 1, 2016