About FERC Relicensing of Conowingo Dam

The Coalition has assembled on this page a variety of information that is helpful in understanding some of the issues presented relative to the Conowingo Dam. We invite you to review these materials and visit the websites found on this page.

 

Sediment issue discussed at open house on Conowingo Dam re-licensing

November 14, 2013, The Baltimore Sun, David Anderson

DNR Open House - Conowingo Dam Relicensing Process - Clean Chesapeake Coalition Commentary
November 13, 2013 - Clean Chesapeake Coalition submitted commentary to DNR Open House on the Conowingo Dam Relicensing Process.
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Maryland Association of Counties blog post on Conowingo Dam

 

Click here to see the Maryland Association of Counties blog posts in regards to the Conowingo Dam.  This link will take you away from the Coalition website.

 

 

Exelon Corporation's Conowingo Dam Web Information

 

Click here to see Exelon Corporation's webpage dedicated to the Conowingo Dam.  This link will take you away from the Coalition website.

 

Click here to see Exelon Corporation's website on the Conowingo Dam relicensing process.  This link will take you away from the Coalition website.

 

 

Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment

 

Click here to see the Lower Susquehanna River Watershed's Assessment webpage, including meeting minutes, agendas, and documents.  Note that the LSRWA website provides that "The LSRWA's mission is to comprehensively forecast and evaluate sediment and associated nutrient loads to the system of hydroelectric dams located on the Susquehanna River above the Chesapeake Bay and consider structural and non-structural strategies to manage these loads to protect water quality and aquatic life in the Chesapeake Bay."  This link will take you away from the Coalition website.



Location of the Susquehanna River Basin within the Chesapeake Bay Basin and the three dams on the lower Susquehanna River (Safe Habor Dam, Holtwood Dam, and Conowingo Dam). U.S. Geological Survey.
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