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Guest Comment Conowingo Dam is elephant in room in Bay cleanup efforts

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Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 12:30 am

State and federal environmental plans to “save” the Chesapeake Bay unjustly focus on regulations, prohibitions and policies that cripple our farming communities, challenge the productivity of our watermen and seafood industry, and heavily tax business properties while attempting to limit a minuscule percentage of the overall sediment runoff that could potentially reach the Bay’s tributaries. Yet, both levels of government continually choose to discredit the elephant in the room — the Conowingo Dam — and the massive tonnage of sediment and toxins released by the dam after large storm events.

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