Wednesday 12 December 2018

Exelon Made a Bad Choice

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 13:58
Exelon's challenge of the 401 Water Quality Certification is unfortunate, but not unexpected. From the start of the dam relicensing process back in 2012, Exelon has demonstrated that they would rather pay lawyers to fight to avoid responsibility, rather than investing in protect the nation's largest estuary…
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Appeal says certification fails to recognize potential harm to the Chesapeake Bay from sediment stored behind the dam (Baltimore, Md.) – Waterkeepers Chesapeake and the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association filed an administrative appeal on June 8, 2018, urging the Maryland Department of the Environment to reconsider its…
Published in Conowingo Dam
Pat Calvert, the James River Association’s Upper James River Keeper, also attended the meeting. Right now, he said, Scott’s Mill dam isn’t doing much but impeding the passage of fish and boaters on the river. “Ideally, a fully functioning river doesn’t have dams on it,” he said. READ MORE:…