Charles County elected officials are examining their Comprehensive Land-Use Plan and have the power to fix it.
Experts say that fixing the land-use comp plan is the “last opportunity” to assure Mattawoman’s
A tight schedule has been announced that ends with another hearing!
Tentative hearing date: June 21st.
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June 2, 6 PM
Brandywine Fire Station
14201 Brandywine Rd
For a gas-fired power plant & pipelines
MD Dept. of the Environment
The Mattawoman Energy power plant would be the latest addition to a cluster of plants in the Brandywine Area.
Learn more here.
It's located in the upper watershed of the Mattawoman, within the sub-watershed of a high quality "Tier 2" segment. This segment can no longer absorb pollutants without degrading.
The gas and water-cooling pipelines run through Tier 2 sub-watersheds of the Mattawoman, Piscataway Creek, and Zekiah Swamp.
Will MDE conduct an anti-degradation review for the power plant and pipelines to better protect the high quality streams? Attend the hearing and demand it.
Hearing: Mattawoman "Restoration Plan"
June 7, 6 PM
Charles County Government Building
200 Baltimore St, La Plata
Charles County operates under a permit for its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4). The permit requires a restoration plan for those waterways that have an official pollution diet (technically, an EPA-approved Total Maximum Daily Load, or "TMDL").
This hearing is on the draft Restoration Plan.
Sat. June 11, 11 AM - 5 PMLa Plata Town Square
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