The Maryland Department of the Environment plans to stop sewer overflows from spilling into homes, streets and waterways.
The MDE discussed the importance of stopping overflows at a meeting in Baltimore City Tuesday.
"This mandate for clean water and public accountability means less sewage in basements, streets, and waterways and more progress for the Chesapeake Bay," said Maryland secretary of the environment Ben Grumbles in a statement. "Upgrading the sewers and greening the City will improve public health and environmental quality, and that's good news for all of us."
The proposed modifications are open for public comment and will require court approval. The public will have a 60-day period to provide comments on the consent decree modification.
Comments can submitted by email to email@example.com or by mail to
Assistant Attorney General
U.S. DOJ - ENRD
P.O. Box 7611
Washington, D.C. 20044-7611
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