Press Statements

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

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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Public Interest Groups Sue EPA to Curb Slaughterhouse Pollution

Public Interest Groups Sue EPA to Curb Slaughterhouse Pollution

EPA’s Decision Not to Update Pollution Standards Allows Slaughterhouses to Continue Discharging Unhealthy Amounts of Pollution into the Nation’s Waterways ...
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Bay Cleanup Activists Praise Vote to Move Ahead with Poultry Manure Pollution Rules

Bay Cleanup Activists Praise Vote to Move Ahead with Poultry Manure Pollution Rules

MDA Committee Votes Against Proposed Delay for “Phosphorus Management Tool” Sought by Farmers Annapolis, Md. – A Maryland advisory committee voted ...
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Chesapeake Bay Advocates Oppose Delay for Poultry Pollution Rules

Chesapeake Bay Advocates Oppose Delay for Poultry Pollution Rules

MD Gov. Hogan’s Administration Considering a One Year Delay for Phosphorus Regulations Annapolis, Md. – Maryland Governor Hogan’s administration is ...
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Statement on Maryland Department of the Environment and Exelon's Proposed Conowingo Settlement

Statement on Maryland Department of the Environment and Exelon’s Proposed Conowingo Settlement

(Takoma Park, MD) – Waterkeepers Chesapeake Executive Director Betsy Nicholas and Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Ted Evgeniadis released the following statements ...
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Senator Van Hollen, Rep. Raskin to Speak at Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s Annual Awards Event

Senator Van Hollen, Rep. Raskin to Speak at Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s Annual Awards Event

Awardees to be recognized for work on Clean Water Act litigation and coal ash storage (Chevy Chase, MD) Waterkeepers Chesapeake will ...
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