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Councilman Marks: public meeting on MCC treated wastewater plan ‘a good start’

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Councilman David Marks on Tuesday morning said he was prepared to drop his opposition to the proposed Mountain Christian Church wastewater treatment facility under certain conditions. A lively public debate ensued last month after Gunpowder Riverkeeper expressed concerns over the proposal, which calls for pumping approximately 5,000 gallons per day of potable effluent (treated wastewater) into an …


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Second public meeting added to discuss Mountain Christian wastewater proposal

UPDATE: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD – As residents continue to speak out about a proposed wastewater treatment facility at Mountain Christian Church in Joppa, a second public meeting has been scheduled to accommodate those who are unable to attend Tuesday’s meeting. …


Councilmembers Marks, Bevins to introduce resolution opposing Mountain Christian Church wastewater request

UPDATE: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD – At its meeting on July 1st, Baltimore County Councilmembers David Marks and Cathy Bevins will introduce a resolution opposing the request by Mountain Christian Church for treated wastewater discharge near the Little Gunpowder Falls. In the …

Maryland awards $30.9 million to improve water quality and increase resilience

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday announced the awarding of $30.9 million in grants to local communities to implement projects that will restore local waterways, increase climate resilience, and develop the next generation of environmental stewards. “We are pleased to support these innovative projects that will help us achieve our environmental goals,” Maryland Department of …

Mountain Christian Church issues statement on wastewater treatment proposal

UPDATE 2: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. UPDATE: A second public meeting has been added for those who are unable to attend the first meeting. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD – In the wake of recent criticism, Mountain Christian Church on Monday issued a statement clarifying its proposal …

Councilman Marks pens letter opposing Mountain Christian wastewater proposal

UPDATE 2: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. UPDATE: Mountain Christian Church has issued a statement clarifying its wastewater proposal – click here for details. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD – Councilman David Marks has written a letter opposing a wastewater discharge proposal from a local church. Mountain Christian …