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Sediment Webinar, 6/29/17 @ 6 pm.

Maryland Environmental Services will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 29, starting at 6 pm. MES states: “Garrett County’s contractors have performed a dredging evaluation to determine the most cost effective and environmentally and publicly acceptable location from which t
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Plans for dredging 2017.

  Garrett County has contracted with Maryland Environmental Services to provide a sediment management plan for Deep Creek Lake.  ( Full contract :  MES-Garrett Co Contract)   Such a plan should include assessment of each sediment impaired cove, determination of best methods for s
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Sign the State Lakes Fund Petition Now

Friends of Deep Creek Lake has launched a new petition campaign– asking Maryland Governor Hogan, our state delegation and County Commissioners to act to allocate funds for the newly passed State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund. As passed and signed into law on May 4, 2017,
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Watershed Wisdom May 2017

Watershed Wisdom Newsletter covers Friends of Deep Creek Lake work to protect and restoration the lake and watershed. In the May, 2017 issue two successes are covered– the passage of the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund bill by the Maryland General Assembly as well as
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Governor Hogan supports Fracking Ban

In a surprise move on St. Patrick’s Day, Governor Larry Hogan called a major press conference to announce his support for a ban on hydraulic fracking in Maryland.  
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