Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Conowingo Dam sediment threatens Chesapeake Bay

The authorities have known about this for years, but still there is no plan on how to deal with it. And every major storm (or heavy spring rains) makes it worse. Money, money, money, makes the world go round. We're all in this together, Bay states -- why can't we do something collectively?

Maryland Dam Trapping Harmful Sediment Poised To Harm Chesapeake Bay

"If the storage capacity is reached in about 20 years, as Langland predicted, at least 3 million tons of sediment would wash into the bay yearly, making matters far worse."

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