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Take Action to Stop Toxic PFAS in Maryland!

Take Action to Stop Toxic PFAS 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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Our Clean Water Legislative Priorities for the Region

Our Clean Water Legislative Priorities for the Region

Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s policy priorities for the 2022 Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania legislative sessions will focus on enforcement, climate, equity and ...
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Investing Recovery Funds for a Resilient Local Food System

Investing Recovery Funds for a Resilient Local Food System

Join us online on February 15 at 4:30pm for a webinar discussing ARPA and how local governments could invest their ...
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For MLK Day: Reflections on Beloved Community

For MLK Day: Reflections on Beloved Community

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday this week, I want to share what a beloved community means to ...
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Fair Farms Legislative Priorities for 2022

Fair Farms Legislative Priorities for 2022

The Fair Farms team and our farmer advisors are busy in Annapolis advocating for important legislation that would support sustainable ...
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Statement on Youngkin’s Selection for Secretary of Natural Resources

Statement on Youngkin’s Selection for Secretary of Natural Resources

Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s Statement on Youngkin’s Selection for Secretary of Natural Resources  Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s statement on Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin’s selection of ...
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Eastern Hellbender: In Need of Understanding & Protection

Eastern Hellbender: In Need of Understanding & Protection

Photo by Michael Kinney, 2017 in the Loyalsock Creek, a tributary of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. The ...
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Forum: Conowingo Dam Cleanup: Why are you paying and Exelon isn't?

Forum: Conowingo Dam Cleanup: Why are you paying and Exelon isn’t?

Join the discussion on how we can still get a fair deal for the next 50 years. In March 2021, ...
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84% of MD Poultry Operations Failed Water Pollution Control Inspections from 2017-2020 But Only 2% Paid Fines

84% of MD Poultry Operations Failed Water Pollution Control Inspections from 2017-2020 But Only 2% Paid Fines

New Reports Connect Lax State Oversight to Continuing High Phosphorus and Algae Levels in Eastern Shore Rivers FOR RELEASE: Thursday, ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Honors Local Clean Water Champions

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Honors Local Clean Water Champions

Awardees recognized for work on environmental justice and preventing sewer backups  TAKOMA PARK, Md. (October 7, 2021) – Waterkeepers Chesapeake ...
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