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2012-04-12 23:01:08

The Environmental Protection Agency and American Rivers announce the six recipients of $1,373,119 in environmental grants to benefit communities, and protect rivers and clean water in the Potomac Highlands region of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Highlands region is the headwaters of the Potomac River, which flows through the nation´s capital. Frostburg, MD (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 The Environmental Protection Agency and American Rivers today announced the six...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

Cabin Creekwood is delighted to announce a partnership with South River Fly Shop in Waynesboro, VA. Cabin guests can now book a Guided Fly Fishing Trip in Virginia along with their cabin rental. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Guests of Cabin Creekwood can now book a Virginia fly fishing excursion at the same time they book a cabin rental in Virginia. South River Fly Shop was established in February of 2011 by Tommy Lawhorne and Kevin Little. This opening coincided with the...

2008-08-07 18:00:49

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer Anne Arundel County yesterday declared a building moratorium on the Mayo Peninsula until a new sewage treatment plant is built. The stoppage affects an area from Loch Haven Road to the end of the peninsula, which juts out into the South and Rhode rivers. The problem stems from a unresolved issue between the county and the Maryland Department of the Environment. MDE has not approved construction of a $17.5 million sewage treatment plant - originally...

2008-07-23 18:00:41

By PAULA POPP for The Capital Kevin Steers, 17, of Crofton was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in sheet metal at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 21-26 in Kansas City, Mo. The conference was open to high school and college technical education programs. Contests were run and judged by industry experts using industry standards. According to the SkillsUSA Web site "Contestants in the sheet metal contest are tested on their ability to perform such jobs as...

2008-06-20 18:00:16

By E.B. FURGURSON III pfurgurson@capitalgazette.com The South River's health looked much better than last year, according to the fourth annual South River Snapshot taken by volunteers. The likely difference? Rain and runoff. Without rain flushing pollutants into the river, test results looked pretty good. The snapshot measures conditions across the watershed in a two- hour period. Last year's snapshot, taken after significant rainfall, showed high levels of pollutants across the...

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