Maryland Blog Posts

"Closed Means Closed:" the 311 system in Baltimore City and pollution

November 11, 2019

On Thursday October 22 at 2:00 pm, I attended the Baltimore City Council committee’s hearing on

Touring the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant

October 23, 2019
On October 15th, I visited the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant on a tour with Baltimore Heritage.

A Confusing Week for Baltimore's Plastic Bag Ban

October 15, 2019

On Monday October 7 at 1:00 pm, I attended the Baltimore City Council Judiciary Committee's work session on the Plastic Bag Reduction Bill (

MDE listens to stories about "A Geyser of Human Waste"

October 3, 2019

On September 30, 2019, the Maryland Department of Environment held a meeting on the growing concerns surrounding the effectiveness of the “Baltimore City Building Backup Expedited Reimbursement Pil

Introducing our Maryland Fall Interns!

October 1, 2019

We're happy to have three students working in our Baltimore office this fall!

4,500+ Baltimore homes had sewage backups last year - but only 10 got assistance

September 26, 2019

For almost a year, our team has been knocking on doors, visiting community association, and speaking at community festivals in Baltimore City about a subject nobody really wants to talk about: sewa