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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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Officials Apologize for Delayed Response to Water Issues Near Earleville Dump, Bottled Water Given at Local Meeting; Some Wells Had 1,000 Times Max Manganese

May 31, 2016

For over 20 years, Earleville residents living near a federal shipping channel dredge spoil dumpsite fought for recognition, accountability and an immediate solution for pollution of their drinking water wells. Finally, on Saturday 5/28/16, they got an apology, free bottled water, and the concerned attention of Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration, represented by the Secretary...
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Bottled Water for Pearce Creek Residents as Feds Cite Health Risks; High Manganese Known for Years but Action Delayed

May 25, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Residents of three Earleville communities, who have been fighting for decades to get state and federal agencies to resolve well water pollution caused by a federal dredge spoil dumpsite, will now get free bottled water after the federal Centers for Disease Control recently raised alarm bells about high manganese...
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Cecil County Exec Vows Not to Abandon Earleville Boat Ramp and Park; Standing Room Crowd in Cecilton Applauds Decision

October 14, 2015

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore told a standing room only crowd of about 200 citizens Tuesday evening that her administration will not abandon the Stemmer’s Run boat ramp in Earleville and she will seek state grant funds to build a breakwater, at an unknown cost, in the adjacent Elk River to protect the ramp....
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State OKs Permit for US Army Corps Dump in Earleville; But No Dumping Until Construction Starts on New Cecilton Waterline

December 24, 2014

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has issued a six-month permit to the US Army Corps of Engineers to allow renewed dumping of shipping channel dredge spoil at the Pearce Creek site the Corps owns in southern Cecil County. But dumping could not resume until construction begins on a seven-mile water pipeline from...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*CECIL COUNTY voters, I need your support in the upcoming November general election, to move our county to a new path for better jobs, economic opportunity and improvements in our quality of life.

*PLEASE join me in a PIG ROAST fundraiser on Oct. 9, 2016, from 1-4p.m. at 1009 Wilson Rd., Rising Sun, (behind Ramsay Ford). TICKETS: $35 adults, kids under 12 FREE.

* RSVP: Call 410-398-7082 /strong>

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