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WJZ: Nutrient Removal Project At Patapsco Wastewater Plant Designed To Improve Chesapeake Bay’s Health Complete

For decades, officials have kept a close eye on the Chesapeake Bay as a number of cleanup efforts were underway.

Tuesday, one of the largest projects officially wrapped up.

After years of construction, the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant’s enhanced nutrient removal project (ENR) is now complete.

“Over the last several years, this has been one of the most important projects for the city, but also for the state of Maryland,” said Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles.

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