The Maryland Department of the Environment says it plans to deny Exelon Corp.’s application to renew its water-quality permit for the Conowingo hydroelectric dam on the Susquehanna River.
Federal officials have released a draft environmental impact statement for the relicensing of three Susquehanna River hydroelectric projects, including Exelon’s Conowingo dam.
Sediments behind the Conowingo dam threatening bay restoration efforts must be dealt with sooner rather than later, and Exelon should be part of the solution as part of the relicensing of its hydro-electric power plant, a Maryland natural resources official said Tuesday.
A Harford County sheriff’s deputy is dead after crashing his vehicle into a steel pole in the 4800-block of Conowingo Road in Darlington.
Thousands of gallons of water are surging through the Conowingo Dam, threatening Port Deposit and Havre de Grace.