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Unlikely Opponents in the Chesapeake Bay Clean-up: County Governments vs. the Conowingo Dam

Unlikely Opponents in the Chesapeake Bay Clean-up: County Governments vs. the Conowingo Dam

By: Sarah Everhart   According to Chip MacLeod, Esq. the Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort has focused on non-point sources such as agriculture, septic tanks, and stormwater and ignored the impacts of the mighty Susquehanna River as the single largest source of pollution to Chesapeake Bay and the Conowingo Dam factor.  The Conowingo Dam, owned and operated by Exelon Generation, has been Maryland’s largest source of hydroelectric energy for more than 90 years. The Dam also […]

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