February Updates

Bills of Interest

Annapolis TestimonyHouse Bills 1 & 40 / Senate Bill 145, Prohibition on Dredging Buried Shell at Man O'War Shoals
OPPOSE
- Written Testimony: House and Senate
- Oral Testimony: House

House Bill 298 / Senate Bill 448, Tributary-Scale Sanctuaries
OPPOSE
- Written Testimony: House and Senate
- Oral Testmony: House
- Read the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition Testimny here.

House Bill 348 / Senate Bill 362, Shell as Substrate
SUPPORT
- Written Testimony: House and Senate
- Oral Testimony: Senate

House Bill 720 / Senate Bill 830, FMP for Oysters
OPPOSE
- Written Testimony: Senate

House Bill 921, Conowingo WQC Debris Removal
SUPPORT
- Written Testimony: House


Chesapeake Quarterly, Volume 17: Churches Take on Climate Change

28 February 2019
Private Oyster Farming Has Helped the Chesapeake Bay, but Not Everyone is Happy with the Practice.
Baltimore Sun

27 February 2019
Comments Sought as DNR, Lawmakers Weigh Options for Managing Maryland's Oysters
Bay Journal

13 February 2019
Maryland to Spend Millions on Electric Cars, Buses and Charging Stations Using Volkswagen Settlement Money
WAMU 88.5

12 February 2019
Maps Reveal Possible Location for New Bay Bridge
Chesapeake Bay Magazine

Jessie Iliff: State Legislation would Require Counties to Track Stormwater Complaints
Capital Gazette

Report Identifies Eastern Shore Counties at Risk for Sea Level Rise; Calls for Action
WBOC

Middle Susquehanna Mascot Noses Around when Pollution is Suspected
Bay Journal

11 February 2019
Lawmakers Want Exelon Held Responsible for Conowingo Cleanup
Maryland Matters

7 February 2019
EPA Seeks Applications for Work on the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan
Water Online

1 February 2019
Conservation Conversation
Orange County Review

DNREC Announces Revised Sediment and Stormwater Regulations for Delaware Go into Effect Feb. 11
Delaware.gov