Patuxent Riverkeeper Blog

COVID Status Update!

The Patuxent Riverkeeper Center is closed to public and group activities as a response to the COVID epidemic and the need for public safety. • Bathrooms are locked • Interior offices are closed to the public • We are not offering any public services on site. • We are not renting canoe or kayaks at…Read More

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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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