May 2, 2022

Conowingo Factor

Recent News & News Articles from 2022


December 2022

A U.S. appeals court invalidated a federal license for the Conowingo Dam, sending it back to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for further proceedings.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia agreed with environmental groups that FERC exceeded its authority when it approved a 50-year license last year without including the water quality certification that Maryland issued in 2018.



Appeals Court Invalidates Federal License for Conowingo Dam
US News, December 20, 2022

Chesapeake Bay pollution plan deemed insufficient by EPA
Storm Water Solutions, April 21, 2022

EPA to Step Up Federal Actions in PA for Water Pollution
EPA News Release, April 18, 2022

Bay states say funds are on the way for Conowingo cleanup plan
Bay Journal, April 12, 2022

Cecil County leaves Clean Chesapeake Coalition
Cecil Whig, February 2, 2022

EPA Declare “No Confidence” in Conowingo Cleanup Plan
Bay Journal, February 1, 2022

Constellation Launches as Largest U.S. Clean Energy Company After Completing Separation from Exelon
Constellation Energy, February 2, 2022

FY2023 Chesapeake Bay Budget Overview
Maryland efforts to restore Chesapeake Bay as reflected in the State’s FY2023 budget.  Copy attached

Bay Program figures show PA led region in 2020 cleanup progress
Bay Journal, January 27, 2022