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Councilman Marks: Mountain Christian Church to drop wastewater plan at Gunpowder Falls

JOPPA, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks said on Thursday that he had received word from the Maryland Department of the Environment that Mountain Christian Church has withdrawn its request for a permit to discharge treated wastewater near the Little Gunpowder Falls. The plan met resistance from numerous Kingsville, White Marsh, and Joppa residents and environmentalists such as the Gunpowder Riverkeeper. …


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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 …


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 …

Mountain Christian Church issues statement on wastewater treatment proposal

UPDATE 3: Mountain Christian Church has dropped plans for its wastewater treatment facilityMountain Christian Church has dropped plans for its wastewater treatment facility. 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 …

Councilman Marks pens letter opposing Mountain Christian wastewater proposal

UPDATE 3: Mountain Christian Church has canceled plans for its wastewater treatment facilityMountain Christian Church has canceled plans for its wastewater treatment facility. 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 …

Proposal would pump treated wastewater into tributary that flows into Little Gunpowder Falls

UPDATE 5: Mountain Christian Church has canceled plans for its wastewater treatment facilityMountain Christian Church has canceled plans for its wastewater treatment facility. UPDATE 4: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. UPDATE 3: A second public meeting has been added and the public comment period has been extended. UPDATE 2: …