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Local Efforts to Research and Stop PFAS, the Forever Chemicals

Local Efforts to Research and Stop PFAS, the Forever Chemicals

Date/Time: Thursday, February 18, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:30pm PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a class of more than 9000 ...
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Take Action to Stop Chemical Conversion Plants in Virginia!

Take Action to Stop Chemical Conversion Plants in Virginia!

The Virginia legislature is considering HB2173/SB1164, a bill that would weaken environmental oversight and permitting of chemical plants that melt ...
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Our 2021 Clean Water Legislative Priorities

Our 2021 Clean Water Legislative Priorities

Maryland and Virginia’s 2021 General Assemblies convened on January 13 under very unusual and stressful circumstances due to the necessary ...
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Chesapeake Bay 2021 Calendar

Chesapeake Bay 2021 Calendar

The 2021 Exploring the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay calendar created by Ecoprint includes several local environmental organizations whose ...
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Take Action: Urge Pennsylvania's RGGI to Include Ag Practices that Reduce CO2 Emissions and Sequester Carbon

Take Action: Urge Pennsylvania’s RGGI to Include Ag Practices that Reduce CO2 Emissions and Sequester Carbon

Pennsylvania is set to take part in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to reduce climate change pollution from electric ...
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The Story of Plastic Panel Discussion with Potomac Riverkeeper Network

The Story of Plastic Panel Discussion with Potomac Riverkeeper Network

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Waterkeepers Chesapeake and Potomac Riverkeeper Network are co-hosting a virtual film screening and ...
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Take Action to Strengthen the Cleanup Plan for Conowingo Dam

Take Action to Strengthen the Cleanup Plan for Conowingo Dam

The recently released draft Conowingo Dam Cleanup Plan, known as a Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), has serious flaws that need ...
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Now is the time to take the Lawn Fertilizer Pledge!

Now is the time to take the Lawn Fertilizer Pledge!

Did you know that over application of lawn fertilizer can lead to serious water quality issues in our local rivers ...
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Our Work to Restore Science-based and Environmental Justice Protections Begins with Biden Presidency

Our Work to Restore Science-based and Environmental Justice Protections Begins with Biden Presidency

With the election of Joe Biden as the next President of the United States and Kamala Harris as the first ...
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Rebuilding Equity into our Local Food System

Rebuilding Equity into our Local Food System

Join the Fair Farms campaign online for Rebuilding Equity into our Local Food System on Thursday, November 19, 5:00 – 6:30pm for ...
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