Sunday 19 May 2019

Waterkeepers in the News (173)

Enjoy these recent news articles, videos and other media mentions about our member Waterkeepers.

Mr. Perdue is attempting to deflect attention away from the Eastern Shore but as long as agricultural pollution remains the number 1 source of pollution to our waterways in Maryland we must keep a spotlight on the Eastern Shore. While, as Mr. Perdue points out, only 8% of the water flowing into the Chesapeake Bay is coming from the Eastern Shore, our rivers are carrying a disproportionate heavy load of agricultural pollutants to not just the Bay, but also my Coastal Bays and all the little creeks in between. READ MORE... Published in Chesapeake Bay Action Plan on Nov. 30, 2016  
We all try to meet our obligations in life, whether personal or professional. Living up to our commitments builds trust and earns a worthy reputation. That's why it's so disappointing that the Maryland Department of Agriculture is proposing to weaken the ban against spreading manure and sewage sludge during winter months by allowing for certain exemptions. READ MORE... Published in The Baltimore Sun on Nov. 30, 2016 by Jeffrey Horstman  
TransCanada unit Columbia Gas Transmission is moving forward with plans to put a natural gas pipeline under the C&O Canal and the Potomac River about a mile and a half west of Hancock, Maryland.  The company is in negotiations with landowners in the area — including the Town of Hancock — to purchase rights of way to build the pipeline. READ MORE... Published in the Morgan County on Posted on Nov. 30, 2016