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Fracking Film Panel – July 2016

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Let policy makers know what you think

Here is a Model Letter you can use to compose your own message to the key policy makers on MDE fracking regulations addressing key topics from a perspective of protecting Deep Creek Lake. To: Governor Hogan,   http://governor.maryland.gov/mail/default.asp MDE Secretary Grumbles,  ben.
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Update on DCL Sediment Removal 2015-16

FoDCL Fact Sheet: Sediment Removal— Successes and Challenges Ahead In 2015:  Secured change in Maryland Law to include “dredging ponds, lakes and reservoirs owned by the state” opening Waterway Improvement Fund dredging monies to be used for first time since its creation in 1966
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DCL Policy and Review Board meeting April, 2016

The Deep Creek Lake Policy and Review Board was created when the State purchased the lake in 2001. Its purpose is to be the “local voice” in lake management. The Board meets quarterly. The only want citizens can learn what has happened is to read the meeting minutes, which
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