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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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Parents Sue After Boy Falls Through Ice, Dies

The parents of a 10-year-old boy who died after falling through ice on a Gaithersburg sediment pond in January are suing real estate and construction companies.

05/02/2014

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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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Scientist: Md. Dam Not Trapping As Much Sediment

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.

08/06/2012

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Storm Sediment Finds New Use In Havre De Grace

Sediment that clogged boating channels in Havre de Grace following two major storms last fall is being put to a new use.

05/02/2012

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Md. Study Of Deep Creek Lake Sediment Advances

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s poised to begin the second phase of a Deep Creek Lake sedimentation study.

04/05/2012

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Chesapeake Bay Sediment Building Up Behind 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.

09/28/2011

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