Posts Tagged ‘ pollution ’

Gov. Hogan Lifts High-Tech Septic Regs, Saves Residents, Business $$$ in Most of Cecil County; ‘Critical Areas’ Near Bay, Rivers Still Under Rules

August 22, 2016

Governor Larry Hogan will rescind regulations that required installation of costly high-tech septic systems in most of Cecil County, and instead will only retain the requirements in the “critical areas,” close to the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers feeding the Bay. The action, which repeals a mandate created by former Governor Martin O’Malley, will...
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Officials Apologize for Delayed Response to Water Issues Near Earleville Dump, Bottled Water Given at Local Meeting; Some Wells Had 1,000 Times Max Manganese

May 31, 2016

For over 20 years, Earleville residents living near a federal shipping channel dredge spoil dumpsite fought for recognition, accountability and an immediate solution for pollution of their drinking water wells. Finally, on Saturday 5/28/16, they got an apology, free bottled water, and the concerned attention of Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration, represented by the Secretary...
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Bottled Water for Pearce Creek Residents as Feds Cite Health Risks; High Manganese Known for Years but Action Delayed

May 25, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Residents of three Earleville communities, who have been fighting for decades to get state and federal agencies to resolve well water pollution caused by a federal dredge spoil dumpsite, will now get free bottled water after the federal Centers for Disease Control recently raised alarm bells about high manganese...
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State OKs Permit for US Army Corps Dump in Earleville; But No Dumping Until Construction Starts on New Cecilton Waterline

December 24, 2014

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has issued a six-month permit to the US Army Corps of Engineers to allow renewed dumping of shipping channel dredge spoil at the Pearce Creek site the Corps owns in southern Cecil County. But dumping could not resume until construction begins on a seven-mile water pipeline from...
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Earleville Residents Demand Expedited Water Service Before Feds Resume Spoils Dumping; State Holds Enviro Hearing

September 28, 2014

Residents of three Earleville area communities told state environmental officials Saturday 9/27/14 that they must receive safe, clean drinking water before the US Army Corps of Engineers gets possible state approval for resumed dumping at its nearby Pearce Creek site, which has polluted area aquifers and drinking water wells. About 100 area residents attended...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, Cecil County, for your support in the recent primary election. I hope to have your support in the November general election.

*With your support, we will move Cecil County forward, with job creation, education, and preserving our quality of life

* Cecil County has lost too many jobs, without creating new employment opportunities. I will work hard to bring the jobs home, create new local work opportunities and job training for our youth.

*My administration will save local jobs— with casino 'impact aid' money directed to create a local fund to keep jobs here.

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)