Court Decision Supports Maryland’s Removal of Pollution Protections

Court Decision Supports Maryland’s Removal of Pollution Protections

Several Local Impaired Waterways Reclassified Without Any Scientific Support In 2016, Waterkeepers Chesapeake and several Riverkeepers filed a lawsuit against ...
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Final Cleanup Plans for Pennsylvania and Maryland Fall Short

Final Cleanup Plans for Pennsylvania and Maryland Fall Short

Image credit: NASA/USGS/Landsat 5 By Katlyn Schmitt, WKC Staff Attorney In late August, the six states in the Chesapeake Bay ...
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Exelon Made a Bad Choice

Exelon Made a Bad Choice

Exelon’s challenge of the 401 Water Quality Certification is unfortunate, but not unexpected. From the start of the dam relicensing ...
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Environmental Groups Appeal Maryland's Clean Water Certification for Conowingo Dam

Environmental Groups Appeal Maryland’s Clean Water Certification for Conowingo Dam

Appeal says certification fails to recognize potential harm to the Chesapeake Bay from sediment stored behind the dam (Baltimore, Md.) ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Calls Out Virginia for Not Addressing Impaired Waterways

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Calls Out Virginia for Not Addressing Impaired Waterways

Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s comments on Virginia’s Draft 2016 Integrated Report of Surface Water Quality (IR) highlight the many ways that this ...
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