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Deadly Crossings, from Waterkeeper Alliance & Forest Ethics

Deadly Crossings, from Waterkeeper Alliance & Forest Ethics

New Investigative Report Documents Nation’s Neglected Rail Infrastructure Waterkeepers from across the country identify significant areas of concern with 114 ...
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MD court to hear appeals over stormwater permits for Baltimore, 4 counties

MD court to hear appeals over stormwater permits for Baltimore, 4 counties

The Maryland Court of Appeals was to hear oral arguments in early November in three separate cases involving permits issued ...
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Waterkeepers' Statements on Chicken House Moratorium

Waterkeepers’ Statements on Chicken House Moratorium

Waterkeepers Chesapeake was among several groups calling for a moratorium on new chicken houses on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in response ...
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Groups Call for Moratorium on Chicken Houses on Eastern Shore

Groups Call for Moratorium on Chicken Houses on Eastern Shore

NEW REPORT: DESPITE PHOSPHORUS POLLUTION OVERLOAD, MARYLAND CUT WATER QUALITY MONITORING AND ALLOWS POULTRY EXPANSION Environmental groups call on state ...
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#MyEastCoast: No Offshore Drilling Social Media Blitz

#MyEastCoast: No Offshore Drilling Social Media Blitz

This Labor Day weekend, take part in a social media storm to say “No Offshore Drilling on #MyEastCoast!” Waterkeepers up ...
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LTE: Conowingo Dam Needs Better Fish Ladder

LTE: Conowingo Dam Needs Better Fish Ladder

According to its mission statement, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service exists to “conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and ...
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Take Action - Stop Toxic Coal Ash From Being Dumped In Potomac!

Take Action – Stop Toxic Coal Ash From Being Dumped In Potomac!

Dominion Proposes to Dump Over 150 Million Gallons of Contaminated Waste Water Into Quantico Creek and Potomac River Dominion Virginia ...
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Court Finds that Maryland Failed to Protect Rivers from Polluted Runoff

Court Finds that Maryland Failed to Protect Rivers from Polluted Runoff

After five years, finally a win in the courts! The Court of Special Appeals upheld a lower court’s finding that ...
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Disappointment in Weakened Fracking Moratorium Bill

Disappointment in Weakened Fracking Moratorium Bill

Maryland Senate Passes Weakened Fracking Moratorium Bill Cuts Moratorium Length to Two Years and Mandates Regulations (Annapolis, MD – April ...
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Accountability from All Industries — No Exceptions or Exemptions

Accountability from All Industries — No Exceptions or Exemptions

Environmental advocates have been working to update Maryland’s 45-year old Public Information Act through state legislation (“Senate OKs rewrite of ...
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