Wednesday 23 January 2019
Vote Could Stop Controversial Fracked Gas Pipeline Under the Potomac River In a surprising move, Governor Hogan joined other Maryland Board of Public Works members in voting to reject a permit necessary for a fracked gas pipeline known as the “Potomac Pipeline.” During the Maryland Board of…
In a surprising announcement late Friday afternoon, Governor Larry Hogan announced his full support of a statewide ban on fracking in Maryland. Waterkeepers Chesapeake released this statement: “We thank Governor Hogan for recognizing that the “possible environmental risks simply outweigh any potential benefits” and for giving his…
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Asks MDE to Take Closer Look at Polluted Rivers in Maryland Comments Issued on 2016 Report of Surface Water Quality   Waterkeepers Chesapeake, along with nine independent Riverkeeper organizations, asked the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to look at a number of river and…
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