Something Stinks! Enforcement for Clean Water for Maryland
What does it take for Maryland's wastewater treatment plants to comply with their permits or to compensate City homeowners whose basements have been contaminated with sewage back-ups? A recent report from the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) documents that Maryland sewage treatment plants often violate their permits. A state proposed system of trading pollution credits might make matters worse. Blue Water Baltimore (BWB) was a third party intervenor in negotiations over a new Consent Decree between Baltimore City and the US EPA that took over a year to hammer out. What was achieved?
Tom Pelton, Environmental Integrity Project
Angela Haren, Blue Water Baltimore
This program is for Maryland Philanthropy Network members only and will take place at Blue Water Baltimore, 2631 Sisson Street. Parking is available on the street. Lunch will be served.