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Citing nutrient pollution, environmental groups appeal new 50-year license for Conowingo Dam

April 23, 2021

Environmental groups have appealed a ruling by a federal commission that last month granted Maryland’s Conowingo Dam a new 50-year license. The groups are concerned that the license missed an opportunity to address several environmental problems caused by the hydroelectric dam, but they also contend that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ran afoul of certain legal duties in issuing it.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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