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Approved Funding for Sewage Treatment Plants


ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland's Board of Public Works approved $35 million in funding on Wednesday to upgrade sewage treatment plants and septic systems.

About $2.3 million will go towards upgrading the Queenstown Wastewater Treatment Plant in Queen Anne's County.

The other $32 million will be used to upgrade the Northeast River Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant in Cecil County. State officials say the plant will reduce its nitrogen discharged by 62.5% to the Northeast River and Chesapeake Bay.

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