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Conowingo Dam

Exelon To Fund More Study Of Conowingo Dam

The 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.

12/08/2014

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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.

07/31/2014

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2 People Rescued From Susquehanna

Two people have been rescued from the Susquehanna River.

05/26/2014

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Sen. Cardin Holds Hearing On Conowingo Dam

Concerns 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.

05/05/2014

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Underwater Vegetation Is Making A Comeback In The Chesapeake Bay

It was a hard blow to the Chesapeake, and it’s taken years to recover.

04/24/2014

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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.

08/20/2013

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Man Found Dead On Cecil County Road

Maryland State Police say a man has been found dead in a Cecil County road.

07/05/2013

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Conowingo Dam Relicensing Process May Shed Light On Bay Pollution

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.

07/02/2013

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Fish Lift At Conowingo Dam To Help Restore American Shad

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.

05/20/2013

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Underwater Dirt Threatens To Spill Into Chesapeake Bay

Underwater dirt. That’s basically what the millions of tons of sediment backed up behind Conowingo Dam is.

05/15/2013

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Conowingo Dam Operators Prepare For Relicensing

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.

05/03/2013

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4 Harford County Volunteer Firefighters Injured In Training Exercise

Four members of the Harford County Volunteer Fire Company were injured in a training exercise in the Susquehanna River near the Conowingo Dam Sunday.

04/14/2013

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