Senator requests $13 million earmark for Hancock wastewater system

by Geoff Fox

Hancock’s wastewater collecting system is among a number of requests put forth by Senator Ben Cardin on June 12.

In a release on his senate website, Democrat Senator Cardin said he is requesting $13 million toward the collection system upgrade.

Hancock has been facing pressure from the Maryland Department of the Environment for a number of years to replace the town’s wastewater treatment facility.

And while that project is still on the horizon, the money Cardin has earmarked . . .