Md. Weighing Options For Conowingo Dam To Prevent Mass Release Of SedimentFor almost 90 years, Conowingo Dam has provided hydroelectricity and held back much of the dirt that washed off the land into the Susquehanna River.
Maryland Dam Needs To Reduce Environmental ImpactChanges need to be made at a Maryland hydroelectric dam before its federal license can be renewed, state environmental regulators say.
Debris, Trash And Litter Flowing Into Conowingo Dam Following Extreme WeatherWhen extreme weather ends, the side effects just begin. Restoring power took most of this week -- after last week's nor'easter -- and now a different effect is flowing downstream.
Huge Amount Of Debris Washes Into Susquehanna After Rain, Snow MeltA massive amount of debris has been washing down the Susquehanna River, powered by rain and snow melt from as far away from New York and Pennsylvania.
Governor Says Dredging Near Conowingo Dam Could Help Chesapeake BayLarry Hogan says the state will dredge sediment trapped behind a Susquehanna River dam to see if the work improves the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
Panel To Study How To Reduce Bay Pollution At Conowingo DamA Maryland panel has been formed to study ways to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution that comes by way of the Conowingo Dam.
Exelon To Fund More Study Of Conowingo DamThe 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.
Conowingo Dam Project EIS Open To Public Comment Federal officials have released a draft environmental impact statement for the relicensing of three Susquehanna River hydroelectric projects, including Exelon's Conowingo dam.
2 People Rescued From SusquehannaTwo people have been rescued from the Susquehanna River.
Sen. Cardin Holds Hearing On Conowingo DamConcerns 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.
Underwater Vegetation Is Making A Comeback In The Chesapeake BayIt was a hard blow to the Chesapeake, and it's taken years to recover.
Bay Foundation To Intervene In Conowingo Dam Relicensing The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has filed to intervene in the relicensing of the hydropower facility at the Conowingo Dam.