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Press Release: Maryland General Assembly Strengthens Clean Water Protections

Press Release: Maryland General Assembly Strengthens Clean Water Protections

Three bills improve regulations and enforcement under Clean Water Act (Takoma Park, MD) – This week, the Maryland General Assembly ...
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Lunch & Learn: The Power of Plants to Protect Clean Water

Lunch & Learn: The Power of Plants to Protect Clean Water

Join us on Tuesday, April 20 at noon for an Earth Day ‘lunch & learn’ with our Waterkeepers to talk ...
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Law & Policy Intern

Law & Policy Intern

Waterkeepers Chesapeake is seeking an outstanding law student to join our team for the summer as a Law and Policy ...
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Press Statement: FERC Approves Flawed Conowingo Settlement Agreement

Press Statement: FERC Approves Flawed Conowingo Settlement Agreement

(Takoma Park, MD) – Clean water advocates and watermen are deeply dismayed that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved ...
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Stop Maryland from Waiving its Right to Protect Local Waterways!

Stop Maryland from Waiving its Right to Protect Local Waterways!

We ask you to send an email today to your Maryland state representatives urging them to support Conowingo Dam Emergency ...
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Lawsuit Launched to Overturn Denial of Endangered Species Protection for Eastern Hellbenders

Lawsuit Launched to Overturn Denial of Endangered Species Protection for Eastern Hellbenders

North America’s Largest Salamander Threatened by River Pollution From New York to Missouri NEW YORK— Conservation groups filed a formal ...
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Take Action - Ensure that All Marylanders Have a Right to Safe Drinking Water

Take Action – Ensure that All Marylanders Have a Right to Safe Drinking Water

The Safe Drinking Water Act is the primary federal law governing the health of the nation’s drinking water, but its ...
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Urge Your Virginia State Senator to Support a Ban on Foam!

Urge Your Virginia State Senator to Support a Ban on Foam!

The Virginia Senate is gearing up to vote on Delegate Betsy Carr’s HB 1902, which bans single-use polystyrene foam cups ...
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Take Action - Maryland Residents Harmed by Water Pollution Should Have a Voice

Take Action – Maryland Residents Harmed by Water Pollution Should Have a Voice

Residents and communities are usually the first to notice and report pollution in their local waterways. And they are often ...
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Take Action to Support PFAS Protection Act in Maryland!

Take Action to Support PFAS Protection Act in Maryland!

People across the state and country are exposed to PFAS chemicals in consumer products, food and food packaging, and drinking ...
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