2013 Article Archives


Wicomico decision to join bay group draws opposition

December 20, 2013, Jennifer Shutt, Delmarva Now

Md. needs to clean up its own pollution

December 20, 2013, Robert M. Summers, The Star Democrat

Richard Rothschild, Vice President, Carroll County Board of Commissioners interview with Comcast Newsmakers’ host Yolanda Vazquez re Maryland’s Bay cleanup strategy and the Mission of the Clean Chesapeake Coalition.

Wicomico to join Clean Chesapeake Coalition

December 20, 2013, The Dispatch

Low-key Chesapeake Bay summit draws few Leaders

December 11, 2013, The Baltimore Sun, Timothy B. Wheeler

Coalition opposes Bay cleanup approach

November 25, 2013, The Star Democrat, Abby Andrews

Sediment issue discussed at open house on Conowingo Dam re-licensing

November 14, 2013, The Baltimore Sun, David Anderson

Counties’ joint website promotes bay cleanup

November 5, 2013, Kent County News

Nitrogen removal credits explored for Oyster aquaculture

October 31, 2013, Bay Journal, Karl Blankenship

Idaho Attorney visits Carroll to discuss battling State’s Bay Regulations

October 28, 2013, Carroll County Times, Timothy Sandoval

New Bay Agreement likely to be delayed until early next year

October 23, 2013, Bay Journal, Karl Blankenship

Clean Chesapeake Coalition says it wants to engage with government over bay regulations

October 17, 2013, Carroll County Times, Timothy Sandoval

Special Six Day Series

Troubled Waters:The Fight to Save The Bay

September 29- October 6, 2013, The Capital Gazette

Clean Chesapeake Coalition recruits Queen Anne’s

September 25, 2013, Jordan Schatz, Bay Times

Clean Chesapeake Coalition faces challenges changing minds

September 22, 2013, Timothy Sandoval, Carroll County Times

County Position on Chesapeake Bay scrutinized by groups

September 22, 2013, Timothy Sandoval, Carroll County Times

Environmental groups, counties ready to challenge Conowingo License

September 11, 2013, Karl Blankenship, Bay Journal

Save the Bay- Letter from Former Queen Annes County Commissioner, George O’Donnell

August 14, 2013, George O’Donnell, Bay Times

Bradshaw responds to water quality issues

August 9, 2013, Tom Bradshaw, The Banner

A 2011 Storm Walloped the Bay with Sediment, Study Says
Maryland Sea Grant, Daniel Strain, 30 July 2013

Sound measures show progress in the Chesapeake

July 28, 2013, Doug Domenech, Richmond Times-Dispatch

18 Riverkeepers Intervene In Conowingo Relicensing

July 23, 2013, Dan Menefee, The Chestertown Spy

Frederick leads state in bay cleanup

July 15, 2013, The Frederick News-Post

Conowingo Dam: Exelon Corporation Responds on Relicensing

July 8, 2013, Dan Menefee, The Chestertown Spy

Focusing on the wrong threat to the bay

July 4, 2013, Dee Hodges, The Baltimore Sun

Counties seek to intervene in Conowingo relicensing

July 2, 2013, Josh Bollinger, The Star Democrat

Coalition tries to inervene in dam relicensing in effort to curb pollution

July 1, 2013, Matthew Bieniek, Cumberland Times-News

Clean Chesapeake Coalition Files to Intervene on Conowingo

June 25, 2013, Dan Menefee, Chestertown Spy

Port of Baltimore officials lobby Cecil leaders on Pearce Creek site

June 20, 2013, Cheryl Mattix, Cecil Whig

Dam relicensing acknowledges that with power comes responsibility

June 8, 2013, Karl Blankenship, Bay Journal

Coalition’s MacLeod Reports to County Council on Conowingo Dam Dangers

June 7, 2013, Daniel Menefee, Chestertown Spy

Dismal shad run puts Conowingo Dam in crosshairs

June 5, 2013, Tim Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun

New septic system rules will tax county health department

May 19, 2013, Matthew Bieniek, Cumberland Times-News

Dishing the dam dirt, dealing with sediment at the Conowingo Dam

May 10, 2013, Jessica Wilde, Capital News Service

Commissioners Say ‘Rain Tax’ Not Needed in Carroll County

May 6, 2013, Kym Byrnes, Westminster Patch

Researchers think industrious oysters could clean up Chesapeake

May 5, 2013, Darryl Fears, The Washington Post

Analysis: Who Gives a Dam About Conowingo?

April 30, 2013, James Dissette, Jack Elliott, Kathy Bosin, The Chestertown Spy

The Conowingo Debate:  The role of the dam in Chesapeake Bay restoration

April 24, 2013, Dr. Bill Dennison, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Photo Essay: Small-town cleanup makes big impact on waterway

April 20, 2013, Chesapeake Bay News

Conowingo issue heats up

April 19, 2013, The Star Democrat

Public Form On Conowingo Dam – Both Sides Speak Up

April 18, 2013, The Chestertown Spy

Chesapeake Bay grasses decline for third year

April 18, 2013, The Baltimore Sun

A Conowingo Dam Primer: What do you know about the Conowingo?

April 16, 2013, The Chestertown Spy

Conowingo talk Saturday

April 15, 2013, Kent County News

Conowingo Dam Panel Discussion in Cambridge April 17

April 11, 2013, The Chestertown Spy

Fall survey finds Maryland oyster population, reproduction up for second year

April 10, 2013, Associated Press, The Washington Post

Cecil County Officials Confer with Rep. Harris on Earleville Dump, Conowingo Dam Pollution

April 9, 2013, Nancy Schwerzler, The Cecil Times

State and county talk Bay cleanup

March 6, 2013, Craig O’Donnell, Kent County News

Wicomico Hears Pitch For Chesapeake Coalition

February 22, 2013, by Shawn J. Soper, The Dispatch

Fithian Testifies in Annapolis For Repeal of Septic Bill

February 7, 2013, Daniel Menefee, The Chestertown Spy

Rural, urban areas differ on Bay restoration

February 1, 2013, Margie Hyslop, Gazette.net

Controlling Pollution in Conowingo Dam

February, 2013, Matthew Rowe, Maryland Department of Environment

Fithian Blasts CBF, Says New Coalition Bringing Better Attention to Conowingo

January 30, 2013, Daniel Menefee, The Chestertown Spy

Conowingo pressure builds

January 24, 2013, Craig O’Donnell, Kent County News

Press Release: Chesapeake Bay Commission Sets Addressing Conowingo Sediment as a Top Priority

January 18, 2013, Chesapeake Bay Commission

DNR: Conowingo Dam Sediment Hastens Bay Pollution

January 15, 2013, Robert Land and Associated Press, WBAL

Study: Conowingo Sediment Increasingly Affecting Bay

January 15, 2013, Associated Press, The Star Democrat

MDE: Bay model is not flawed

January 2, 2013, Daniel Divillio, Kent County News

Relicensing of Conowingo Dam an opportunity for many Bay issues

January 1, 2013, Karl Blankenship, Bay Journal