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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Grants Awarded to Local Churches to Reduce Stormwater Runoff

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Two Baltimore churches were recently awarded grant funds to implement stormwater restoration practices to reduce polluted stormwater runoff from their sacred grounds. St. John Lutheran Church in Brooklyn and Christian Temple Church in Catonsville will receive $52,933 and $25,000, respectively.…

Ongoing Sewage Leak in the Chinquapin Run

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On May 12, 2016, a staff member at Blue Water Baltimore was on her way to investigate a report of illegal dumping in the Perring Loch neighborhood, and her route took her across the Loch Raven Boulevard bridge. While crossing the bridge,…

2015 Healthy Harbor Report Card

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Release of the Report Card Grades —Read the 2015 Healthy Harbor Report Card— On Monday, May 9, Blue Water Baltimore and Waterfront Partnership celebrated the release of our annual Healthy Harbor Report Card. The important event received media coverage from an array of local papers including…

A Letter To Our Decision Makers

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Photograph credit: Chesapeake Bay Program. Collective Action Representatives from 11 local and regional environmental groups, including our own Baltimore Harbor Keeper, David Flores, sent a letter yesterday to Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles and Attorney General Brian E.…

Earth Day 2016

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April is Earth Month, and at Blue Water Baltimore we are honoring Earth Day with activities that focus on green practices all month long and beyond. Earth Day is more than just a single day — April 22, 2016 — so…

OSB Program Finds Sewage Leak in the Stony Run

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On Tuesday April 19, Blue Water Baltimore conducted our first Outfall Screening Blitz of the year in the upper Stony Run. The Outfall Screening Blitz is a project in partnership with Ridge to Reefs and the Chesapeake Bay Trust that is focused…

2016 Maryland General Assembly Results

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2016 Maryland General Assembly The 2016 Maryland General Assembly session has come to a close. Blue Water Baltimore was on the ground in Annapolis, collaborating with fellow environmental advocates ensuring our local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay are protected while…

Blue Water Baltimore In the News 2016

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Read news articles about Blue Water Baltimore from media outlets in the Baltimore region and beyond. Get involved in the clean water movement and stay informed on major issues that are making headlines in the news. News and Press 2016…