Swimmable and Fishable by 2020?

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor has been filthy for centuries, and city residents are accustomed to its grim sights and smells: floating islands of trash, fish die-offs, and raw sewage. Can a new coalition of Baltimore business heavy-hitters usher in a new era for the city’s waterway?

The Waterfront Partnership thinks it can. Last week, the coalition, supported by local industry executives such as Bill Struever (Cross Street Partners) and officials from Marriott and Morgan Stanley, unveiled its plan to transform the Harbor. The partnership’s primary goal: “to make the Baltimore Harbor fishable and swimmable by 2020.” Read More >