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Our Letter to the MD Legislature; No to Renewed BAT Regulations

The 2017 Maryland General Assembly considered a pair of bills that would have re-instituted statewide Best Available Technology (BAT) requirements for new on-site sewage disposal

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Would You Drink Recycled Wastewater? You May Soon, Before You Even Know It

Fresh groundwater, once taken for granted, is scarce in many parts of the world. Increasingly, freshwater scarcity plagues portions of the USA. Once considered a

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When Must Contamination Be Reported in MD??

In late 2014, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) proposed several new regulations and policies. Supporters hailed these measures for their greater protection of

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Conowingo Dam: Sediment Trap & Bay Impact

An interesting environmental controversy, with large economic implications for millions, is taking shape between the owner of Conowingo Dam and a coalition of rural Maryland

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Water Well Fracking: Enhancement or Chicanery?

The term Hydraulic Fracturing (i web based task management.e. “fracking”) generates strong emotions and allegations of bias. Fracking works for petroleum extraction projects and results

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The ALWI Elevator Pitch

In business, an “elevator pitch” is a 30-second verbal blurb one may offer in response to a stranger’s casual and polite inquiry, “So, what do

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Will Gas Well Fracking Come to Maryland?

In 2013, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) advertised proposed“Best Practices”governing fracking, for public comment. The document was the outgrowth of the recommendations of

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Future of Groundwater Management in MD?

Here in Maryland (and presumably in many other eastern states with water allocation laws based on the Reasonable Use Doctrine or some variant thereof), property

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Why We Won’t Exhibit at Trade Shows in ’13

The Role of Trade Shows in Professional Services Marketing For many years, we have exhibited at local and regional trade shows. We believed that doing

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Did Hurricane Sandy Cause Saltwater Intrusion of Coastal Aquifers?

The September – October 2012 issue of Groundwater, published by the National Groundwater Association, contains an errily prescient article by Vithanage and others (2012) regarding

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