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CBF Statement on Halt of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Work

(RICHMOND, VA)—Chesapeake Bay Foundation Virginia Assistant Director and Senior Attorney Peggy Sanner issued the following statement following the decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission late last week to halt work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline after the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated key pipeline permits.

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Conowingo Dam

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Backs Maryland in Conowingo Lawsuits

(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) today filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit that may determine whether Exelon Corporation, the owner of the Conowingo Dam, must contribute to clean up pollution problems related to the dam.

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Bridal Showcase

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for a Bridal Showcase on the Bay at CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center.

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U.S. Marine Corps veteran Daniel Graff and his son, DJ, paddle the Susquehanna River, under the watchful eye of Joe Pegnetter of "Heroes on the Water" at Shank's Mare Outfitters in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania.

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Veterans on the Susquehanna

1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us on the Susquehanna for a day of paddling and celebrating our veterans and our river.


Bridal Showcase

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Veterans on the Susquehanna

1:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Shell Shaking

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Oyster Restoration Center
  • Shady Side, Maryland

Save the Bay Family Day

12:30-4:00 p.m.

VoiCeS Hampton Roads

6-9 p.m. every Wednesday for 6 weeks Registration Deadline: September 10

Slurp and Learn

6-8:00 p.m. Registration Deadline: September 10
  • Dorchester Center for the Arts
  • Cambridge, Maryland
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Flow from the Conowingo Dam is back to normal four days after Exelon had to open 20 gates due to extremely high water levels from recent storms.

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Three Things Chesapeake Restoration Leaders Need to Do

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Morning sunrise over the Chestertown Marina docks on the Chester River in Maryland.

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