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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Endorse Congressional Call for Pipeline Moratorium

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Endorse Congressional Call for Pipeline Moratorium

Raskin, McGovern, Omar and Others Urge Moratorium on New Pipeline Projects During COVID-19 Pandemic Waterkeepers Chesapeake joined over 40 organizations ...
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Federal Government Uses COVID-19 Health Crisis to Give Polluters a Free Pass

Federal Government Uses COVID-19 Health Crisis to Give Polluters a Free Pass

As the EPA retreats on enforcement, our Waterkeepers will be called on to step in to protect the public The ...
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In Defense of Water 2020

In Defense of Water 2020

Our 4th annual In Defense of Water went virtual this year to keep everyone safe and healthy during this global pandemic ...
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Fair Farms Campaign 2020 Legislative Wins!

Fair Farms Campaign 2020 Legislative Wins!

Fair Farms blog. In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the Maryland General Assembly decided to adjourn a ...
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Our Waterkeepers Respond to COVID-19 Health Crisis

Our Waterkeepers Respond to COVID-19 Health Crisis

As our local communities and Waterkeepers respond to the global COVID-19 health crisis, we hope that you and your family ...
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Clean Water Wins in Virginia and Maryland - Despite Maryland's Abrupt End of Session

Clean Water Wins in Virginia and Maryland – Despite Maryland’s Abrupt End of Session

Maryland Maryland’s legislative session unexpectedly ended a few weeks early on March 18th as a protective measure due to the ...
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Opinion: Bipartisan Emergency Bill Would Halt Bad Deal on Conowingo

Opinion: Bipartisan Emergency Bill Would Halt Bad Deal on Conowingo

Op Ed posted in Maryland Matters, March 12, 2020 The State of Maryland has a powerful and binding tool to ...
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Press Statement: Lawmakers, Watermen, and Advocates Support Legislation to Stop Maryland's Conowingo Dam Settlement with Exelon

Press Statement: Lawmakers, Watermen, and Advocates Support Legislation to Stop Maryland’s Conowingo Dam Settlement with Exelon

Bipartisan legislation would prevent Md. Dept of Environment from waiving Water Quality Certifications, including for proposed Conowingo Dam license renewal ...
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DirtyDamDeal

Watermen, Federal and State Lawmakers Call for New Conowingo Dam Settlement with Exelon

Maryland’s federal lawmakers and Maryland watermen have joined clean water advocates and Maryland state lawmakers to call on Maryland to ...
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Support Maryland’s Authority to Protect Local Waterways!

Support Maryland’s Authority to Protect Local Waterways!

The single most powerful authority that states have under the Clean Water Act is under attack by the Environmental Protection ...
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