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Waterkeeper Groups Condemn Governor Hogan’s Move to Support Unlawful License of Conowingo Dam

Waterkeeper Groups Condemn Governor Hogan’s Move to Support Unlawful License of Conowingo Dam

(Takoma Park, MD) Yesterday, Governor Larry Hogan directed the state to intervene in an appeal of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s ...
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Waterkeepers Bay Paddle Team

Waterkeepers Bay Paddle Team

Waterkeepers from across the Chesapeake region, including the Choptank, Miles-Wye, Sassafras and Chester Riverkeepers from ShoreRivers, the James Riverkeeper, and ...
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Fair Farms Campaign Manager - Job Notice

Fair Farms Campaign Manager – Job Notice

Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, outgoing self-starter with a passion for sustainable agriculture and environmental justice to manage its ...
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Lawsuit Filed to Overturn Denial of Endangered Species Protection to Eastern Hellbenders

Lawsuit Filed to Overturn Denial of Endangered Species Protection to Eastern Hellbenders

North America’s Largest Salamanders Are Threatened by River Pollution From New York to Missouri NEW YORK — A lawsuit filed ...
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A Bittersweet Goodbye

A Bittersweet Goodbye

Dear Fair Farms Community, I’m reaching out to share the bittersweet news that I’m transitioning out of my role as ...
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Waterkeeper Groups File Legal Challenge of Federal Order to Relicense Conowingo Dam

Waterkeeper Groups File Legal Challenge of Federal Order to Relicense Conowingo Dam

(Takoma Park, MD) – Today, Waterkeepers Chesapeake, Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, and Sassafras Riverkeeper, represented by Earthjustice and joined by the ...
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Oct 2: Benefit Concert: Surf, Blues and BBQ

Oct 2: Benefit Concert: Surf, Blues and BBQ

Surf, Blues and BBQ benefit concert for Waterkeepers Chesapeake on Saturday, October 2 from 2pm to 6pm. Get your tickets for ...
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July 18: No Whining, Only Wine-ing 5k/10k

July 18: No Whining, Only Wine-ing 5k/10k

Join Waterkeepers Chesapeake and Patuxent Riverkeeper on Sunday, July 18th for our “No Whining, Only Wine-ing 5k/10k” charity race with ...
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June 29: Town Hall: Conowingo Dam’s Massive Threat to Bay Cleanup

June 29: Town Hall: Conowingo Dam’s Massive Threat to Bay Cleanup

Conowingo Dam, May 2019. Photo credit: John Pavoncello The Conowingo Dam is the single most important issue as well as ...
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The Restoration of the Bay Starts with Local Streams & Communities

The Restoration of the Bay Starts with Local Streams & Communities

By Betsy Nicholas, Executive Director As Chesapeake Bay Awareness week is upon us, I wish I were filled with more ...
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