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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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Crisfield man pleads guilty to polluting after abandoning sinking boat

A Crisfield man has been convicted of polluting state waters by abandoning a dilapidated and sinking boat in a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. State prosecutors say 56-year-old Gregory Sterling pleaded guilty to the charge in Somerset County District Court ...

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MDE to announce Wicomico groundwater contamination response

SALISBURY — Maryland environmental officials plan to brief residents on how they will respond to groundwater contamination in Wicomico County. A community meeting is scheduled Tuesday in the Parkside High School auditorium in Salisbury. Maryland Department of the Environment spokesman ...

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Perdue developing new way to compost chicken waste

SEAFORD, Del. — Engineers with Perdue Farms are working on new methods of composting chicken waste in Delaware and on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that could also control pollution. Perdue officials are seeking permission to add wood, water and hatchery waste ...

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