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Forum: Conowingo Dam Cleanup: Why are you paying and Exelon isn't?

Forum: Conowingo Dam Cleanup: Why are you paying and Exelon isn’t?

Join the discussion on how we can still get a fair deal for the next 50 years. In March 2021, FERC approved Exelon’s Conowingo Dam relicensing for the next 50 years. This license includes the extremely flawed 2019 settlement agreement between the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon. Bay state taxpayers are now left with the responsibility of paying for the dam cleanup ...
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84% of MD Poultry Operations Failed Water Pollution Control Inspections from 2017-2020 But Only 2% Paid Fines

84% of MD Poultry Operations Failed Water Pollution Control Inspections from 2017-2020 But Only 2% Paid Fines

New Reports Connect Lax State Oversight to Continuing High Phosphorus and Algae Levels in Eastern Shore Rivers FOR RELEASE: Thursday, October 28, 2021 Media contact: Tom Pelton, Environmental Integrity Project (443) 510-2574 or tpelton@environmentalintegrity.org Washington, D.C. – Eighty four percent of the 182 Maryland poultry operations inspected by the state between 2017 and 2020 had one or more violations of their state water pollution control permits. But only ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Honors Local Clean Water Champions

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Honors Local Clean Water Champions

Awardees recognized for work on environmental justice and preventing sewer backups  TAKOMA PARK, Md. (October 7, 2021) – Waterkeepers Chesapeake announced their 2021 awardees during last night’s 5th annual In Defense of Water awards event at Patagonia Old Town. Assateague Coastkeeper Kathy Phillips received the Waterkeeper Outstanding Win (WOW) Award for her work fighting for clean water and environmental justice for communities in the Lower ...
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Welcome to our new Fair Farms Campaign Manager!

Welcome to our new Fair Farms Campaign Manager!

Hello, my name is Humon and I’m excited to join the Fair Farms campaign team this month as the newest Campaign Manager. When I Iearned about Fair Farms, I thought this is great — a campaign that uplifts visionary farmers and works on policy to lead us to a system that protects our lands and waters and creates markets for locally grown healthy food. I became ...
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61 Groups Demand That EPA Update Industry Water Pollution Technology Standards, Many Dating to 1970s

61 Groups Demand That EPA Update Industry Water Pollution Technology Standards, Many Dating to 1970s

Despite Legal Requirement for Annual Reviews, 66% of EPA Standards for Industry Date Back More Than 30 Years Washington, D.C. — Two thirds of EPA’s water pollution standards for industries are more than 30 years old, despite a Clean Water Act requirement that they be reviewed every year to keep pace with improving pollution control technology, according to a review of federal regulations. For example, ...
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  • Blue Water Baltimore - Volunteer Tree Planting: Baltimore County

    November 30, 2021  9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Baltimore!…

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  • Blue Water Baltimore - Weekday Volunteer Tree Planting: Rodgers Forge

    December 2, 2021  10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Rodgers…

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  • Blue Water Baltimore - Volunteer Tree Planting: Mondawmin

    December 8, 2021  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Get your hands dirty for clean water and a greener Baltimore!…

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Support our @FairFarms campaign this #GivingTuesday! It aims to build a new farming system that is fair to farmers, protects #cleanwater and creates a sustainable future for our communities https://fairfarmsnow.org/donate-to-fair-farms/

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