Abingdon Woods Clearing Ensues

Despite two appeals pending before the Courts, clearing at Abingdon ensues on July 5th. The press release is below: Abingdon, MD – Yesterday, BTC III I-95 Logistics Center LLC began clearing trees and soil in Abingdon Woods, a forest with acres of wetlands and streams flowing to Otter Point Creek and the last stand of …

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Notice of Mountain Christian Church Discharge Application Received

This just in from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). We have requested the permit application and an informational meeting to discuss the application and permitting process that would allow discharges of 2,400 gallons per day of treated domestic wastewater from the Mountain Christian Church Wastewater Treatment Plant into groundwater via absorption trenches. We …

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Notice of Hampstead Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Application Received

This just in from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). We have requested the permit application and an informational meeting to discuss the application and permitting process that would allow discharges totaling up to 900,000 gallons per day from Hampstead WWTP into Piney Run, a tributary of Loch Raven Reservoir, and an unnamed tributary …

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2021 Gunpowder RIVERKEEPER Year End Review and Appeal

First and foremost we wish all of you and your family members continued good health and peace during these challenging times. Thank you for supporting our efforts to protect and restore the Gunpowder and Bush River watersheds! Clean water is everyone’s right and a shared resource that must be protected for all. Your support in …

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Bay Journal Covers Win for Public Participation in MDE Permitting at Abingdon Woods

Thank to Tim Wheeler of the Bay Journal for covering the recent win for Public Participation in MDE at Abingdon Woods in his article published on September 24, 2021 titled; Full article here: MD regulators take public comments on proposed development in Harford County forest Interested in commenting on the project? Please review the court …

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