Conowingo Dam Archive

Cecil Whig: Hogan opens door to Conowingo Dam dredging

PORT DEPOSIT — Gov. Larry Hogan chose a cliff overlooking the Conowingo Dam to announce his administration’s sharpened focus on finding out more about the role Susquehanna River sediment plays in the pollution of the Chesapeake Bay… Read the entire article. ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Thoughts from Sec. Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT The environment was a big winner in the recently concluded 2016 General Assembly session. A proposal to establish more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction requirements – with a net economic benefit to Maryland – gained strong bipartisan support and was among the first of ...Read More

Bay Journal: Susquehanna lands back on “most endangered rivers” list

Federal legislation would limit Maryland’s ability to demand environmental upgrades at Conowingo dam The Conowingo dam has put the Susquehanna River back on American Rivers’ list of the most endangered rivers in the United States. Read the entire article. ...Read More

Water Quality Certification application for proposed Conowingo Dam relicensing withdrawn, January 7 Water Quality Certification public hearing canceled, Exelon agrees to fund additional study

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Water Quality Certification application for proposed Conowingo Dam relicensing withdrawn, January 7 Water Quality Certification public hearing canceled, Exelon agrees to fund additional study Exelon agrees to provide up to $3.5 million for additional study of effects of Conowingo Dam on Chesapeake Bay water quality; ...Read More
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