We are outraged and alarmed by today’s overreaching U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s authority to slash carbon dioxide under the Clean Air Act. This decision doesn’t just handcuff the EPA when it comes to addressing climate change. It also threatens to limit the agency’s powers beyond the regulation of polluting emissions. It does not bode well for a case the ... Read More
The Chesapeake Bay Program released the annual State of the Chesapeake Bay report last week, analyzing the Bay’s health and its current threats. This year’s report found Maryland fell short on targets to reduce pollution, largely stemming from Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)’s failure to inspect and enforce existing laws, and from wastewater treatment facilities operating in violation of discharge permits. In Maryland, nitrogen, ... Read More
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond is bringing back its Brewer & Artist Series for 2022. Their first release is a collaboration of beer and art with Hardywood Brewer, Jeff Metz and artist, Patrick Yagow. Sippin on a Dock of the Bay will be released Friday, June 3 at both Hardywood locations. A portion of proceeds from Sippin on a Dock of the Bay will ... Read More
Md. Inaction Can’t Spur Dam Relicensing, DC Circ. Told, Law360.com, May 26, 2022, by Keith Goldberg The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission can’t relicense an Exelon Corp. hydroelectric dam based on Maryland’s waiver of its authority to issue a water quality certificate for the project, environmentalists told the D.C. Circuit on Monday. FERC has defended its issuance of a new 50-year license to the 570-megawatt Conowingo ... Read More
Join Waterkeepers Chesapeake to explore what water means to you through poetry and story. What does water mean to you? This special series of poetry events explores the undeniable fact that “Water is life.” Waterkeepers Chesapeake, in partnership with Busboys and Poets, is hosting this series as part of the Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary Campaign. Everyone has the right to clean water. We need ... Read More
Explore Powhatan Creek by Kayak - James River Association
July 6, 20225:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join the James River Association for a guided tour…
It’s always best to know about the water before you recreate, have fun and stay safe out there!
Water samples were collected in the downstream section of the Gwynns Falls and the Inner Harbor this week.
Check out this week's results and more at http://www.baltimorewaterwatch.org.
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