Monday 22 April 2019
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…
Published in Conowingo Dam
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…
Published in Press Statements
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Rubberstamps Another Pipeline, Ignoring Science and Local Opposition The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on July 19, 2018, approved TransCanada’s application to build a new natural gas pipeline that would carry fracked gas from Pennsylvania across Western Maryland to West Virginia, passing under…