May Updates

Exelon Challenges WQC from Several Angles

In a disappointing (though not unexpected) turn of events, Exelon has chosen to respond to the Maryland Department of the Environment's (MDE) Water Quality Certification (WQC) with a storm of litigation. In addition to the letter itself, we have provided links to Exhibit A: Complaint in the U.S. District Court, Exhibit B: Administrative Appeal to MDE and Exhibit C: Complaint for Mandamus in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

Chesapeake Region Unlikely to Meet 2025 Bay Cleanup Goals Unless it Picks up the Pace
Bay Journal, 31 May 2018

Report: Chesapeake Bay Improving but Huge Challenges Remain
The Star Democrat, 31 May 2018

Amid Discussion of Delay, CBF Releases its 2017 Midpoint Assessmemt
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 30 May 2018

After 2nd Major Flood in 2 Years, Maryland City Ponders Whether to Rebuild Again
Governing, 29 May 2018

Why Environmental Impact Bonds are Catching On
Governing, 25 May 2018

Groundwater Injections Combat Bay Pollution, Rising Seas
Storm Water Soltions, 24 May 2018

Look at Impacts on Waterways before Wading into Land Use Decisions
Bay Journal, 24 May 2018

Seekers for Grants from James River Mitigation Funds Told to Think Big
Bay Journal, 24 May 2018

The Clean Chesapeake Coalition issued a statement following the MDE issuance of a WQC...with special conditions...to Exelon. Read their release here.
1 May 2018

While Locals Herald Conowingo Dam Action, Concerns Continue
Cecil Whig, 1 May 2018

Maryland Officials Investigate Fish Kill in Baltimore Harbor
The Washington Post, 1 May 2018

Op-Ed: Growing Signs of a Cleaner Chesapeake Bay
The Baltimore Sun, 1 May 2018