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Exelon to fund Conowingo study

(AP) The Maryland Department of the Environment says Exelon Corp. will pay up to $3.5 million to fund more study of the Conowingo power dam’s effects on Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay water quality. The agency threatened last month to ...

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Cardin holds hearing on Conowingo Dam

Concerns about the sediment-filtering capacity of a dam on the lower Susquehanna River in northeast Maryland and related environmental issues must be addressed in the broader context of trying to improve water quality efforts throughout the Chesapeake Bay region, officials said Monday at a U.S. Senate field hearing.

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Bay Foundation to intervene in dam relicensing

ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has filed to intervene in the relicensing of the hydropower facility at the Conowingo Dam. The foundation said Tuesday that it will urge a solution to the effects the dam has on water quality ...

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Coalition aims to intervene in Conowingo Dam relicensing

CUMBERLAND — he Clean Chesapeake Coalition hopes the Conowingo Dam’s relicensing process will create an opportunity to address concerns about the dam’s role in Chesapeake Bay pollution. The Cumberland Times-News reports that lawyers for the coalition have filed to intervene ...

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Memorials mark 1 year since Phylicia Barnes’ disappearance

Friends and family in Maryland and North Carolina are marking one year since the disappearance of a teen who was later found dead. Sixteen-year-old Phylicia Barnes of Monroe, N.C., disappeared from a relative’s apartment in Baltimore on Dec. 28, 2010. ...

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