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What’s All That Noise?

June 25, 2021

What is a traffic noise analysis and why does it matter? Find out at Straughan's noise analysts do and why it is should matter to us all.

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Those Cicadas Can Sure Make Some Noise!

June 21, 2021

How are cicadas affecting ambient noise levels?

We are on a mission to find out!

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The Re-Issuance of the Maryland State Programmatic General Permit (MDSPGP-6): What Has Cha...

May 07, 2021

Check out our overview of the proposed MDSPGP-6 that will be issued when MDSPGP-5 expires on September 30, 2021.

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Explore Your Shoreline With Maryland Department of Natural Resources – Maryland Coas...

February 05, 2021

Use Maryland DNR’s online mapping tool to "visually analyze and explore coastal and ocean data layers" where you live, work, and play.

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Mythbusting: The Truth About Plastic Recycling

October 29, 2020

What is the truth about plastic recycling in the U.S. and what can we do to help?

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Discovering Green Infrastructure All Around Us

September 08, 2020

Looking for green infrastructure in our communities is a great way to get outdoors and improve our health and wellness.

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The Importance of Dams and Dam Safety

May 29, 2020

With over 90,000 inventoried dams in the US, dams are a huge part of our nation's infrastructure and dam safety is an integral part of their existence

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Staying Connected on Earth Day and Beyond

April 21, 2020

Check out some fun ways to celebrate Earth Day at home!

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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Quarterly Visual Stormwater Monit...

January 21, 2020

Visual Stormwater Monitoring is a must for obtaining and maintaining NPDES permits. Here's what it is and how it works.

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Keeping Our Streams Clean Through Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination (IDDE)

January 07, 2020

Find out how the IDDE program fits into the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and what it does.

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