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Job Notice: Legal & Policy Manager

Job Notice: Legal & Policy Manager

Waterkeepers Chesapeake (WKC) seeks a Legal & Policy Manager, reporting to the Executive Director. The Legal & Policy Manager will ...
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In Response to Lawsuit, EPA Pledges to Strengthen Standards for Slaughterhouse Water Pollution

In Response to Lawsuit, EPA Pledges to Strengthen Standards for Slaughterhouse Water Pollution

In a victory for clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on September 9, 2021, that it will update ...
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In Defense of Water 2021

In Defense of Water 2021

We invite you to join us for our 5th annual In Defense of Water awards event on Wednesday, October 6 ...
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Trees Are Amazing! Take a Pledge to Protect Them!

Trees Are Amazing! Take a Pledge to Protect Them!

Written by Casey Willson, Waterkeepers Chesapeake Intern Trees are a vital part of our urban and suburban ecosystems. Not only ...
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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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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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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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