Press Statements

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

Deep Disappointment in Governor O’Malley’s Decision to Allow Fracking in Maryland

Deep Disappointment in Governor O’Malley’s Decision to Allow Fracking in Maryland

Governor O’Malley finally answered the question of if or when to allow fracking in Maryland with his release yesterday of ...
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With Economic Study of Phosphorous Rule, Advocates Say No More Delay

With Economic Study of Phosphorous Rule, Advocates Say No More Delay

Advocates Say New Rule to Limit Manure Represents Biggest Opportunity for Clean Water in 30 Years (Annapolis, MD) – A ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Denounces Federal Ruling  On Cove Point Gas Export Facility

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Denounces Federal Ruling On Cove Point Gas Export Facility

Federal regulator approves massive $3.8 billion construction of liquefied natural gas export facility on the Chesapeake Bay without considering all environmental ...
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Clean Water Advocates Petition for Better Controls on Virginia Factory Farm Pollution

Clean Water Advocates Petition for Better Controls on Virginia Factory Farm Pollution

Virginia has more than 100 large chicken and hog factory farm operations, but not one has a required federal Clean ...
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New Bay Agreement Not Strong Enough to Clean the Bay

New Bay Agreement Not Strong Enough to Clean the Bay

Waterkeepers Chesapeake, a coalition of 19 independent local organizations, expressed serious concerns today that the new Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Position on the Phosphorus Management Tool

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Position on the Phosphorus Management Tool

No more delay: Protect our communities from manure pollution The Maryland Department of Agriculture and Governor O’Malley’s administration bowed to ...
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