Press Statements

Press requests can be sent to Betsy Nicholas, Executive Director, betsy(at)waterkeeperschesapeake.org, or Robin Broder, Deputy Director, robin(at)waterkeeperschesapeake.org.

Media Statement: Waterkeepers Chesapeake Asks MDE to Take Closer Look at Polluted Rivers in Maryland

Media Statement: Waterkeepers Chesapeake Asks MDE to Take Closer Look at Polluted Rivers in Maryland

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Asks MDE to Take Closer Look at Polluted Rivers in Maryland Comments Issued on 2016 Report of Surface ...
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Statement On Scott Pruitt’s selection to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Statement On Scott Pruitt’s selection to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Dec. 8, 2016): We at Waterkeepers Chesapeake, a coalition of 19 Riverkeepers, Coastkeepers and Shorekeepers from around ...
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The Future is Uncertain — Our Dedication to Clean Water is Undaunted

The Future is Uncertain — Our Dedication to Clean Water is Undaunted

A message from Waterkeepers Chesapeake Executive Director Betsy Nicholas: Waterkeepers Chesapeake is a coalition of 19 Waterkeepers from around the ...
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Thanksgiving Thanks from Waterkeepers Chesapeake

Thanksgiving Thanks from Waterkeepers Chesapeake

We are Waterkeepers Chesapeake, 19 Waterkeepers, Coastkeepers and Shorekeepers from around the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays region. From our family ...
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Susquehanna Riverkeeper: 55,000 Gallon Oil Spill in Lycoming County Threatens Drinking Water

PRESS RELEASE: Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Carol Parenzan on the 55,000 gallon oil spill in Lycoming County, PA In the wake of ...
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Groups Call on FERC to Revise Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Analysis

Groups Call on FERC to Revise Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Analysis

Proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline route map image from Chesapeake Commons Federal agency stifling public participation by withholding information A coalition ...
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Lower James Riverkeeper: ‘We Urge DEQ to Amend This Permit to Treat Coal Ash Wastewater to Safe Limits’

Dominion Power Press Statement: James River Association Objects to Draft Permit to Dewater Coal Ash Ponds at Dominion’s Chesterfield Power Station Richmond ...
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Statement: Waterkeepers Chesapeake on DC Circuit Court Decision on Cove Point

Statement: Waterkeepers Chesapeake on DC Circuit Court Decision on Cove Point

Federal regulators are in place to regulate. We are disheartened that, regarding the Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas export facility ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake: SPLASH! Events in June and July: Potomac, James and Susquehanna Rivers

This year marks the sixth year for the Waterkeeper Alliance and Toyota partnership for SPLASH, a series of events that ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake: Earth Day 2016! What Your Waterkeepers Are Up To

Waterkeepers Chesapeake: Earth Day 2016! What Your Waterkeepers Are Up To

On April 22, we will celebrate the 46th annual Earth Day. Our Chesapeake Bay Waterkeepers will be celebrating with some ...
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