Press Statements

For media inquiries, contact Betsy Nicholas, 202-423-0504, betsy(at)waterkeeperschesapeake.org.

Pipeline Development on Maryland’s Eastern Shore Could Lead to  Expansion of Industrial Poultry Facilities

Pipeline Development on Maryland’s Eastern Shore Could Lead to Expansion of Industrial Poultry Facilities

Communities fighting against pipelines want sustainable agriculture and clean energy (Berlin, MD) Chesapeake Utilities is proposing to bring fracked gas ...
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Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Abandon $8 Billion, Unnecessary Fracked Gas Pipeline

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Abandon $8 Billion, Unnecessary Fracked Gas Pipeline

On July 5, 2020, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy announced the cancellation of the highly controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline that ...
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Press Release: Gunpowder Riverkeeper Launches Clear Choices Clean Water Campaign

Press Release: Gunpowder Riverkeeper Launches Clear Choices Clean Water Campaign

Campaign will drive citizen action in Harford County to improve local water quality through online pledges (Monkton, MD) – Gunpowder ...
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Press Statement: Waterkeeper Groups Achieve Settlement with EPA on Drinking Water Safety

Press Statement: Waterkeeper Groups Achieve Settlement with EPA on Drinking Water Safety

Agreement sets deadlines for Safe Drinking Water Act actions on toxic and carcinogenic contaminants NEW YORK, NY — Waterkeeper Alliance, ...
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Poultry Industry Ammonia Air Pollution Adds More Nitrogen to Chesapeake Bay than all MD or PA Sewage Plants

Poultry Industry Ammonia Air Pollution Adds More Nitrogen to Chesapeake Bay than all MD or PA Sewage Plants

Fatter Birds and Lack of Emissions Controls Contribute 12 Million Pounds of Nitrogen to Bay Annually FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, ...
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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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Press Release: Baltimore City Passes Resolution in Support of a Maryland Constitutional Right for Environmental Health & Justice

Press Release: Baltimore City Passes Resolution in Support of a Maryland Constitutional Right for Environmental Health & Justice

Councilmember Burnett ushered in the passage of the City Council Resolution earlier this week.   (Baltimore, MD) – On Monday, ...
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Press Release: Bi-Partisan Legislation Would Force Maryland to Withdraw from Proposed Exelon Conowingo Dam Settlement, Require Water Quality Certification

Press Release: Bi-Partisan Legislation Would Force Maryland to Withdraw from Proposed Exelon Conowingo Dam Settlement, Require Water Quality Certification

Maryland legislators, clean water advocates to push for law preventing Md. Dept of Environment from waiving Water Quality Certifications, including ...
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Press Statement: Groups Warn Maryland’s Conowingo Dam Settlement Will Harm Chesapeake Bay

Press Statement: Groups Warn Maryland’s Conowingo Dam Settlement Will Harm Chesapeake Bay

FERC permit is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to force Exelon to deal with sediment and pollution harming the Chesapeake Bay caused ...
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Press Statement: Hogan Administration's Proposed Conowingo Dam Settlement with Exelon Flies in Face of Any Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit

Press Statement: Hogan Administration’s Proposed Conowingo Dam Settlement with Exelon Flies in Face of Any Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit

Media Contact: Betsy Nicholas, Waterkeepers Chesapeake, (202) 423-0504 Ted Evgeniadis, Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, (609) 571-5278 (Takoma Park, MD and Harrisburg, ...
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