2020 Article Archives


November 2020
Maryland Environmental Service Announces Signature of Conowingo Dam Sediment Characterization Study Right of Entry Sediment Characterization
Maryland Environmental Service, November 12, 2020

October 2020
Feedback welcomed on draft Conowingo plan
October 15, 2020

Conowingo Dam
What’s Up Media, October 3, 2020

“Report: Pennsylvania falls behind in Chesapeake Bay cleanup” – Associated Press, August, 14, 2020… with wat too familiar opening paragraph:  “The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says the health of the nation’s largest estuary is continuing to improve. But it says Pennsylvania still isn’t doing enough to reduce the amount of pollution that’s flowing into the bay from the state.

September 2020
Conowingo Dam
What’s Up Media, September 4, 2020

August 2020
Report: Md. Not Doing Enough to Reduce Stormwater Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay
Maryland Matters, August 18, 2020

  • Latest report by Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) – “despite increasing rainfall, PA and MD retreat in the plans to control stormwater pollution”

April 2020
2020 Water Quality Report Card is Here
Blue Water Baltimore, April 22, 2020

Coronavirus Stalls some Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration Projects
Bay Journal , 14 April, 2020

Lawmakers mull adding Chesapeake Bay to National Park Service (NPS) roster
E&E Daily , 13 April, 2020

Advocates Press for More Federal Funding to Help Reach Bay Goals
Bay Journal , 13 April, 2020

March 2020
Coronavirus Hinders Bay Cleanup Efforts, Seafood Industry
Bay Journal , 26 March 2020

This year’s Bay Barometer sets a different type of foundation for Bay restoration
Chesapeake Bay Program, March 25, 2020

Climate, Environment Come Up Short in 2020 General Assembly
The Star Democrat , 22 March 2020

Opinion: Bipartisan Emergency Bill Would Halt Bad Deal on Conowingo
Maryland Matters – by Betsey Nichols, Waterkeepers Chesapeake , 12 March 2020

Lawmakers Push Bill to Axe Conowingo Dam Deal
The Star Democrat , 12 March 2020

Lawmakers upset about current agreement between Exelon, Conowingo Dam
ABC 2 (Baltimore, Md.) WMAR-TV , 11 March 2020

Lawmakers, Clean-water Advocates Team Up To Oppose Conowingo Pact
MarylandReporter.com , 11 March 2020

Md.’s Proposed Concession to Exelon Bad for Susquehanna, Bay
The Star Democrat , 4 March 2020

February 2020
Environmentalists, Shore Officials Oppose Conowingo Settlement
Bay Journal , 12 February 2020

January 2020
EPA Assurance Fails to Mollify Concerns Over PA Bay Cleanup Plans
Bay Journal , 27 January 2020

Can the EPA Enforce the Chesapeake Bay’s “Pollution Diet”?
Bay Journal , 14 January 2020

MD Threatens to Sue EPA, PA Over Lack of Action As Regional Tensions Rise
Bay Journal , 14 January 2020