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A Giant Step Backwards for Water Protections & Climate Goals

A Giant Step Backwards for Water Protections & Climate Goals

Our nation’s foundational laws that protect our clean water, public health and ecosystems have taken a significant step backwards with ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Calls for Action After Supreme Court Abandons Clean Water Act Protections

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Calls for Action After Supreme Court Abandons Clean Water Act Protections

Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s statement on today’s U.S. Supreme Court opinion in the case of Sackett v. EPA that ruled in favor ...
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Job Notice: Waterkeepers Chesapeake Executive Director

Job Notice: Waterkeepers Chesapeake Executive Director

Waterkeepers Chesapeake (WKC) seeks a mission-driven coalition leader who shares and can help shape our vision of a powerful and ...
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Bay Paddle 2023 - July 22 -23

Bay Paddle 2023 – July 22 -23

An epic outdoor weekend of paddling, running and celebrating the Chesapeake Bay! Donate to support the Waterkeeper Team! We’re thrilled ...
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Local Clean Water Heroes Film Fest - May 4

Local Clean Water Heroes Film Fest – May 4

Waterkeepers Chesapeake presents 4 short films on local communities facing the challenges of water pollution and how they organized to ...
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Maryland’s Congressional Delegation Pushes for Strong Environmental Protections in License for Conowingo Dam

Maryland’s Congressional Delegation Pushes for Strong Environmental Protections in License for Conowingo Dam

On April 5, the entire Maryland congressional delegation sent a letter to Maryland Department of the Environment’s (MDE) Secretary Serena ...
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Finding Common Ground in Farms Solar Siting

Finding Common Ground in Farms Solar Siting

On Feb 7, Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s Fair Farms Initiative along with the Choose Clean Water Coalition hosted “Finding Common Ground in ...
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Opinion: Oyster farmers of the Chesapeake Bay breathe hopeful sigh of relief after Conowingo Dam decision

Opinion: Oyster farmers of the Chesapeake Bay breathe hopeful sigh of relief after Conowingo Dam decision

By Scott Budden The writer is a partner at Orchard Point Oyster Co. and an Eastern Shore native. He currently ...
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Big opportunity at the Conowingo Dam | GUEST COMMENTARY

Big opportunity at the Conowingo Dam | GUEST COMMENTARY

By Ridge Hall Posted in The Baltimore Sun, Feb 15, 2023 In a tremendous win for the Chesapeake Bay watermen, and ...
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In Response to Lawsuit, EPA Announces Timeline for First Revisions to Slaughterhouse Water Pollution Standards in Nearly Twenty Years

In Response to Lawsuit, EPA Announces Timeline for First Revisions to Slaughterhouse Water Pollution Standards in Nearly Twenty Years

Victory: EPA agrees to strengthen standards for the nation’s largest industrial source of phosphorus pollution—and second-largest industrial source of nitrogen ...
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