Patuxent Riverkeeper Blog

2019 Patuxent Media Roundup!

2019 PATUXENT Media and Press links Patuxent Brown Trout Fishing Adventure (December 2019) https://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Advantage/Patuxent+Signature+Flies+Publishes+Blog+Post+on+Another+Patuxent+River+Brown+Trout+Fishing+Adventure/16223973.html Waterkeepers Warriors (August 2019) https://waterkeeper.org/magazine/volume-15-issue-1/native-son-fred-tutman-patuxent-riverkeeper/?fbclid=IwAR14cnCOmqurlOKNMSeuPfoZPDqJtWnpXf5A4_lO722BXSTngYggs1h-0lw Aerial Flyover of Patuxent Riverkeeper (November 2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-XdETirBIM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3ghxrYzW3D_nHToSccg55XPZNyldi9rmwwfFhGW3RZelGSWkZnOdhCqZU Rivers of the World (October 31, 2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx4GcJX8CEE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2lfMYJAU1zVYfSxFyeAkuFda17Bem-EfMjPXMM0svkdNC_47_4p9ikXT8 Going to the River/Chesapeake Almanac (October 23, 2019) https://chesapeakebaymagazine.com/going-to-the-river/?fbclid=IwAR1DId5reZwqSpWPZFfq757Wti0Fs1t9sY0aTCQSNtaknpswkBIeSUpWaOE Blue Ridge Outdoors: (September 19, 2019) https://www.blueridgeoutdoors.com/hiking/all-in-a-days-work/?fbclid=IwAR04x-CJ_QRSY0AZB2WSGtbBmglpoe_O1HNQD5snMon1oS7XHTiv5_GIA8I Channel 13 (August 21,…Read More

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Code Red: for the Chesapeake Bay

Code Red: for the Chesapeake Bay

By: Gerald Winegrad, Fred Tutman, Kathy Phillips Recent alarming news about the Chesapeake Bay signals a code red for immediate action. Efforts must be ramped up to greatly reduce agricultural and urban runoff pollution. These are the inconvenient truths compelling such action: The legal-sized Maryland bay oyster population declined by half since 1999. Oysters are below…Read More

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Court Rules for Patuxent Riverkeeper in Coal Waste Appeal!

Patuxent Riverkeeper, as a co-respondent with Prince George’ s County, MD has prevailed in an attempt by NRG to overturn the August closure order for the Brandywine/North Keyes Coal waste site issued by the County in August 2018. Patuxent Riverkeeper had been a party to the original zoning case in this matter as well. Legal…Read More

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Environmental Groups Win Victory in Reducing Coal Plant Water Pollution in MD

In Response to Arguments from Advocates and Concerned Citizens, Hogan Administration Limits Toxic Metals from Three Coal-fired Power Plants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Tuesday, August 14, 2017 Media contact: Tom Pelton, Environmental Integrity Project, tpelton@environmentalintegrity.org or (443) 510-2574 Baltimore – Responding to legal and technical arguments from environmental groups and concerned citizens, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s…Read More

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The Only State River Commission in Maryland Just Blinked!

Sign a petition to take a stand for a strong river Commission!   The year (2018) marks my twentieth year of service on the State created Patuxent River Commission (PRC). It is in fact the only such Commission created by the General Assembly in order to help silence lawsuits from Southern Maryland demanding that the…Read More

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