Friday 24 November 2017
Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s comments on Virginia’s Draft 2016 Integrated Report of Surface Water Quality (IR) highlight the many ways that this report on water quality does not protect local waterways and fails to make plans to improve impaired waterways. Even after several years, impaired segments of waterways listed…
Published in Chesapeake Bay TMDL
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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The removal of the "impaired" designation for the 53 river segments in 17 Maryland counties, including on the Eastern Shore, and Baltimore City effectively gives the rivers the same Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) pollution diet as the main stem of the Chesapeake Bay. "Pollution doesn't just…

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