• Look Out for the Pump Out! (5/31/2023) - Calling all boaters. Centreville has moved the marine pump out station to a new home at the transient docking area along the Centreville Wharf Park boardwalk. Whether you have a holding tank, portable, or bucket, the pump out station is … Continued
  • Conservation Buffer Funding Program Begins January 30, 2023 (1/27/2023) - For the 3rd year, Maryland’s Department of Agricultural is offering funds to farmers to plant  streamside buffers. Three types of buffers are eligible for funding and free technical assistance from local soil conservation districts under this program: forest buffers planted … Continued
  • Plastic Packaging in the Chesapeake Watershed (1/19/2023) - A recent report by the Chesapeake Bay Commission and the Chesapeake Legal Alliance looked at the problem of plastics in the Bay and the responsibility of plastic packaging producers in decreasing the amount. Holding the producers accountable for its end-of-life … Continued
  • Study Finds Maryland Losing Forests Due to Development (1/10/2023) - The University of Maryland’s Center for Agro-Ecology has recently completed and issued a report on the state of Maryland’s forests and trees. Using high-resolution aerial surveys, the study shows continuing forest loss statewide of roughly 6,000 acres a year from … Continued
  • Centreville’s Long Term Plan Out for Comment (1/7/2023) - Centreville’s long range draft community plan is out for comment. A public hearing is planned for January 18th.The plan lays out the current status in areas that include the natural environment, water resources, land use, transportation, housing, and community facilities. … Continued
  • Tell County Commissioners to Continue Tree Protection (8/18/2022) - County Commissioners will vote on August 23rd on whether to approve an amendment that removes woodlands from protected status under the County’s planning and zoning code. CRC testified before the Commissioners at a public hearing on August 9th and has … Continued
  • CRC Opposes Proposal to Centreville Code (8/5/2022) - The Centreville Town Council considered and rejected by a vote of 4-1, a proposal by a gas station/convenience store to increase the footprint allowed for a new store from 2,000 square feet to 5,000 square feet. CRC argued that the … Continued
  • CRC Letter to Centreville Town Council on Carter Farm Proposal (5/8/2022) - The property known as the Carter Farm on Chesterfield Avenue in Centreville, is some of the last remaining undeveloped land within the town. Because the property has significant waterfront along the Corsica River, CRC has closely tracked proposals for its … Continued
  • CRC Letter to County Commissioners (5/7/2022) - CRC sent its final comments on the 2021 Comprehensive Plan to the County Commissioners on April 11. The Plan clearly and repeatedly expresses the intent of the County to be an exemplary steward of its natural resources. It recognizes the … Continued
  • MDE’s Enforcement of Water Quality Rules Found Lacking (3/11/2022) - Maryland’s Department of the Environment (MDE) has responsibility for enforcing rules designed to minimize water pollution. That responsibility rests in MDE’s Water and Science Administration (WSA). A recent report by the Chesapeake Accountability Project, made up of five non-profit organizations, … Continued