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Rally Today Against Waterfront Sprawl

SprawlCHESAPEAKEBAYPROGRAMA reminder to all who love the Bay:  Please show up at 7 p.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 17) for a rally against sprawl that pollutes the Chesapeake.  Location: Kent Island High School, ADDRESS CORRECTION: 900 Love Point Road in Stevensville, Maryland.  Bring signs and raise your voice against the ill-conceived Four Seasons  project during the meeting of the Queen Anne’s County Commission.

Say “No!” to waterfront overdevelopment!  Say “Yes” to a healthy Chesapeake and smart planning!

The proposed Four Seasons development would plop more than 1,000 new homes on top of farmland and forests beside a Bay tributary, increasing runoff pollution into the Bay and traffic congestion on Kent Island. 

At a time when rising sea levels and flooding are of growing concerns, this project would put a new exurb of houses right in the path of future storm surges.

To learn more about why project should be stopped, click here.

By Tom Pelton

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

(Photo from Chesapeake Bay Program)

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