Category: Riverkeeper Advocacy

January 20, 2022

Advocacy Priorities for 2022

2022 MD Legislative Session Overview A number of important and interesting pieces of legislation are coming up in this year’s general assembly session. Already, just one week in to the […]

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November 18, 2021

Plans for Liberty Marina

Update as of May 28, 2024 We understand that the owners of Liberty Marina have received a change in zoning for this property through the County Council’s comprehensive rezoning legislation […]

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September 22, 2021

Bay Loving Landscape Campaign

This weekend, we are launching a Bay Loving Landscapes Campaign. Learn about the 40% rebate for native plants here. Below is a list of resources to help homeowners replace portions […]

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September 9, 2021

Jesse’s Gets the Dirt for Marylanders To See

Some of you might remember that a few years ago, our Riverkeeper, Jesse Iliff, did extensive research using the public information act to find out how well Anne Arundel County […]

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February 18, 2020

Use Your Voice To Protect Our Rivers

In the 2020 legislative session, Arundel Rivers is working on 6 bills (so far!). Please help us pass these bills by contacting your local representative. To send a letter or […]

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January 13, 2020

Senator Van Hollen Wants EPA to Enforce Pollution Targets

Senator Van Hollen put out this statement in response to EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Director Dana Aunkst calling Bay pollution targets as “aspirational” and not “enforceable”. For Immediate Release January […]

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January 7, 2020

Not Just An “Aspiration”

Remember that huge algae bloom that ravaged Anne Arundel County rivers over the holiday break? On Friday afternoon, the head of EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program, Dana Aunkst, gave us to […]

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January 3, 2020

Glebe Heights Public Meeting

On December 30, 2019, Jesse Iliff, South RiverKeeper, visited the Edgewater library for a public hearing on a proposed development along Glebe Heights Drive. Given the timing between holidays, I […]

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November 22, 2019

Forest Conservation ACT PASSED!

Thank You County Council Members for Protecting Our Local Forests! Just over two months ago, the Federation jumped right into the thick of the fight for our County’s forests when […]

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October 7, 2019

Voters want Forest Bill

POLL SHOWS ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY VOTERS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT PROPOSED FOREST CONSERVATION ACT ON EVE OF RALLY  Reveals Strong Support for Stronger Forest Conservation and Concern over Tree Loss Edgewater, Md. […]

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