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Bay 101: Air Pollution

For two generations Fort Howard residents have been plagued with particulate and noxious air emitted from various industrial stationary and mobile sources at adjacent Sparrows Point Peninsula across Old Road Bay. The Clean Air Act was the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s federal response to those decades establishing a set of principal air Read more…

Is North Point Bike Trail Grant a Fraud?

Below are documents recently sent to to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Office of General Counsel Mrs. Jennifer Wazenski Esq. regarding the validity and justification of an approved one million dollar transportation grant from Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to  applicant Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Director Read more…

Consumer Protection Forum

Fort Howard community residents were represented at the July 31, 2018 Consumer Protection Forum. The Federal Trade Commission,  Maryland Insurance Administration, Guidewell Financial Solutions,  Office of the Comptroller, and Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., offered a wide range of current departmental literature and advice addressing consumer protection. Also on hand was U.S. Senator Chris Van Read more…

MDOT Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study Meetings

As an international logistics gateway, Trade Point Atlantic’s projected 28,000 tractor trailer trips per day may have several future traffic and environmental impacts on the communities surrounding the new bay bridge crossing.  To assure that all branches of government give proper consideration to the environment the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)  policy Read more…

MDE Grants Permit Comment Period Extention

Ms. Leah Kelly of Environmental Integrity Project requested on behalf of Fort Howard Community Association an extension of the comment period for the Access World LLC’s commodity grinding and pulverizing processing permit. Mrs. Shannon Heafey of MDE’s Air Quality Permits Program Air and Radiation Administration has favorably replied in the following.   Read more…

Sparrows Point Grinder Permit Period Extension Filed

Testimony by Fort Howard Community Association representatives and members, Environmental Analyst Mr. Russel Donnelly, and 7th District Civic Council of Baltimore County Leaders Helping Leaders detailed the ongoing air quality concerns regarding fugitive air particulate emissions from the Sparrows Point, Maryland industrial site.  With the 130 years history of toxic industrial Read more…