The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has filed to intervene in the relicensing of the hydropower facility at the Conowingo Dam.
Maryland State Police say a man has been found dead in a Cecil County road.
The 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.
Giving fish a lift. At Conowingo Dam in Harford County, it is literally the only way to get migrating fish upstream in the Susquehanna River.
Underwater dirt. That’s basically what the millions of tons of sediment backed up behind Conowingo Dam is.
Since construction ended on the Conowingo Dam in 1928, it has been the best management practice to prevent sediment flow into the Chesapeake Bay from the Susquehanna River, said Bob Judge, spokesman for Exelon.
Four members of the Harford County Volunteer Fire Company were injured in a training exercise in the Susquehanna River near the Conowingo Dam Sunday.
A federal scientist says the Conowingo Dam in northeastern Maryland is not trapping as much sediment and nutrient pollution as it has in years past — possibly endangering the Chesapeake Bay.
Bird watching is said to be the fastest growing outdoor activity in the United States. Maryland has more than 400 species of native birds, and is a favorite winter habitat for birds migrating from Canada and the Arctic down the Atlantic Flyway. This makes winter bird watching particularly interesting. Here are some top spots.
Maryland State Police say they’ve made progress in the investigation of the killing of a North Carolina teen who went missing while visiting Baltimore.
Authorities in Maryland say a truck driver is hospitalized after crashing a fuel tanker near the Conowingo Dam.
The millions of tons of sediment washed into the Bay by Tropical Storm Lee is still settling out. That aftermath has triggered a search for a way to limit this type of problem in the future.