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Gov. Hogan Puts Muscle Behind Conowingo Dam Permit, Considers Susquehanna Sediment Dredging as Bay Cleanup Tool

July 10, 2016

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is convening a top-level task force to seek solutions to pollution of the Chesapeake Bay caused by sediment build-up behind the Conowingo Dam in Cecil County, including possible costly dredging. The governor’s action underscored the clout that the state has through its environmental review powers that could delay or block...
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Cecil County Council Ponders Susquehanna River Sediment, “Co-ordination” as Tool to Challenge State, Federal Mandates

April 1, 2014

Ah, it was all sweetness and light, cheerful cooperation and goodwill at the Cecil County Council’s worksession on Tuesday—gotcha, on April Fool’s Day. After yet another battle royale over approval of the Council’s past meeting minutes, the panel got down to some interesting information on how the county might use provisions of federal law...
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State Leaders Tour Conowingo Dam, Admit Dam is Half of Bay Pollution but Cecil County Still on Hook for Cleanup Costs

May 31, 2013

State Sen. Nancy Jacobs (R-Harford/Cecil) peered out the window of a mini-bus crossing the Conowingo Dam Thursday and exclaimed, “where’s all the usual debris—they must have scooped it up…did they know we were coming?” But the real problem with the dam is invisible and far below the surface of the Susquehanna River: tons of...
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Cecil County Officials to Challenge State Officials on Bay Cleanup, Conowingo Dam, Earleville Dump

April 3, 2013

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore and the County Council mapped strategy on Tuesday for an upcoming meeting with top state officials involved in Chesapeake Bay policy, with a plan to focus on sediment buildup at the Conowingo Dam that swamps the Bay with pollutants especially after storms. But one Councilor and Moore said the...
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After the Storm: Cecil County Recovers but Bay, Susquehanna Still a Worry

October 30, 2012

Cecil County began recovery from the mega-storm Sandy on Tuesday, after much of the region dodged the worst predictions of flooding and wind damage. But there were still concerns that post-Sandy flooding and environmental damage could affect the county from higher water levels on the Chesapeake Bay and Susquehanna River. Most of Cecil County...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, CECIL COUNTY VOTERS!

* I am grateful for your support and I heard your voices on issues that concern you. I will work hard to create jobs, expand economic development, back our law enforcement officers in the fight against crime and drugs, and support strong schools..

*We will work together to make Cecil County "The Best It Can Be."

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)

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