Tuesday 26 March 2019
Sen. Zirkin, Del. Fraser-Hidalgo Sponsor Pipeline and Water Protection Act Last week, the Maryland Pipeline and Water Protection Act (PAWPA) was introduced, the latest move to protect Maryland’s waters from dirty, dangerous fracked gas pipelines. PAWPA would require the state of Maryland to conduct a full Water…
The Conowingo Dam, on the Susquehanna River, has held back sediment and other pollutants for decades, but recent research shows that the Dam reservoir has filled up with sediment and associated nutrients much faster than expected. This enormous artificial repository can be scoured by high flow events,…
Published in Conowingo Dam
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…
Published in Press Statements