Thursday May 9
Route 1 Closed Near Conowingo Dam after Crash
A crash Thursday night shut down MD Route 1 at the Conowingo Dam. According to the Maryland Department of Transportation, the collision involved four vehicles.
Conowingo dam operators prepare for relicensing
Since construction ended on the Conowingo Dam in 1928, it has been the best management practice to prevent sediment flow into the Chesapeake Bay from the Susquehanna River, said Bob Judge, spokesman for Exelon.
The Baltimore Sun
Training exercise mishap sends Harford responders to hospital
Four members of Harford County's Darlington Fire Company were conducting training exercises in the Susquehanna River near the Conowingo Dam on Sunday when their V-hull watercraft hit a rock, causing two men to be thrown into the water.
The Cecil Times
Cecil County Officials to Challenge State Officials on Bay Cleanup, Conowingo Dam, Earleville Dump
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.
Darlington learns about Harford green efforts
While Harford County already has strong participation in its recycling programs, officials are continuing their outreach efforts to get as many residents and businesses to recycle as possible, in order to reduce the amount of waste sitting in landfills and reuse products such as glass, aluminum, plastic, paper and more.