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Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert issued for Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory as well as an Air Quality Alert for the Nottingham area on Friday. Heat index values on Friday will be around 105 to 109 degrees.  On Saturday and Sunday, heat index values could be around 110 degrees with temperatures in the mid-90s to around 100 degrees and dewpoints …


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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 …


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 …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert on Thursday for the entire Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease, or other lung diseases and …

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 …