Sunday 26 May 2019
(Washington, D.C.)– President Trump’s executive order, issued today, changes the existing Clean Water Act’s 401 Water Quality Certification process that gives states the power to protect their waterways from federally licensed projects that could affect water quality.  Betsy Nicholas, executive director of Waterkeepers Chesapeake, released the following statement on…
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By Aaron Zoellick, Waterkeepers Chesapeake Legal Intern As February drew to a close, Exelon initiated proceedings in an attempt to use a recent federal appeals court decision as a sword to hack its way through regulatory compliance and secure a 50-year license to operate the Conowingo Dam…
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In a new petition, Exelon is seeking to operate dam without state license, which groups say would create dangerous precedent (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Waterkeepers Chesapeake and the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, represented by Earthjustice, filed a motion to intervene in a federal agency proceeding between the…
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