Environment Government Sparrows Point

Steering Committee Created to Examine Future of Hart-Miller Island

–photo courtesy of Maryland DNR- As part of the latest effort to support regional port infrastructure following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Baltimore County announced a call for applications to serve on a new steering committee to lead an extensive public engagement process regarding the development of a potential new community benefit […]

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Environment Essex

Midge Treatment Continues on Back River

County Councilman David Marks reports Baltimore County plans to conduct the next round of helicopter application of midge treatment on the upper Back River next week. The application is scheduled to occur on Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18. As always, the timing and dates are dependent on changing wind and weather conditions and […]

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Environment School

24 BCPS Receive Grants From Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

Twenty-four Baltimore County public schools were today awarded $38,000 in environmental literacy grants for their outstanding clean-up initiatives during Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. During this year’s challenge, 6,874 volunteers from schools and community-based groups conducted a record-breaking 502 clean-ups, filling 3,228 bags with litter that could have made its way into streams and the Chesapeake […]

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Environment Essex Government Meetings

Midge Reduction Treatments to Continue in Back River

Following significant declines in nuisance midge levels along Back River in Eastern Baltimore County, County Executive Johnny Olszewski today announced that midge reduction treatments will continue this spring. Aerial spraying – along with remediation inside Baltimore’s Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant – is expected to begin on Monday, March 4, and continue through the fall. […]

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