victory towards getting maryland's rivers, lakes, and streams out of serious trouble.
These water bodies, including the Chesapeake Bay, face a fast-growing threat from pollution from our streets, roofs and parking lots called stormwater runoff. It carries pollutants, bacteria, and toxic chemicals right into our water and, if left unchecked, will do serious long term damage to the health of our water.
The Annapolis House of Delegates voted 90-48 on Friday afternoon on March 23 to require major local jurisdictions to raise money to address this growing crisis. Congratulations, and on to the State Senate!