February 5, 2023

Action Demanded on Sewage Release into Chesapeake

After discovering that two wastewater treatment plants in Baltimore have been releasing millions of gallons of partially untreated sewage into the Chesapeake Bay, Blue Water Maryland has notified the city it may file a lawsuit to force improvements. The state has confirmed discharge violations near the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant and Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant.