Tuesday 16 October 2018
Sewage leaks and discharge from wastewater treatment plants across the state are a significant source of pollutants harming the bay. Nitrogen and phosphorus contained in human and animal waste fertilize algae blooms that can lead to large fish kills. One key clean water advocate criticized the fine…
Poorly planned and weakly enforced infrastructure repairs have created a vicious cycle. David Flores, the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper with Blue Water Baltimore, says that federal and state regulators have not diligently enforced the consent decree to keep the city on track. “The city set out to undertake…
“It is not fair that Erachem is flouting the law while most other businesses and communities are complying with their permits and making good efforts to clean up the Bay,” said David Flores, Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper for Bluewater Baltimore. “Erachem’s pollution is seriously damaging the health of…