Author Archives: Aravinda

2019 review of Harford County Climate Action

In 2019 Harford County Climate Action was active on several fronts, working to oppose drilling off Maryland shores, campaign to protect Abingdon Woods from planned warehouse development, advocate for legislation, express solidarity with global struggles for environmental justice and act … Continue reading

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Kathy Tunney: County should help purchase Abingdon Woods

Kathy Tunney recommends to the county council that they look into a way to purchase the Abingdon Woods property and preserve it as a recreational park for the public. 17 Dec 2019 – Harford County Council meeting – Public Comment

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“Extinction is forever” -Fawn Palmer alerts Council to endangered species in Abingdon Woods

Fawn Palmer, senior naturalist, remindes the Harford County Council that extinction is forever and alerts them to endangered status of the Spongy Arrowhead, Sagittaria spatulata which grows in the freshwater, tidal mud flats in the HaHa Branch where it empties … Continue reading

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Veronica Cassilly to council – our kids deserve better from you.

Veronica Cassilly tells the Council that Harford County’s children and grandchildren deserve better than to see the quality of the land and water decline even though we have been warned and can prevent further damage. Though she is aware that … Continue reading

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Dont let Abingdon become a “Toxic Tour” site – Aravinda Pillalamarri

Aravinda Pillalamarri asks County Council to protect Abingdon Woods so that the site does not in the future become a site of air and water pollution, flooding and other environmental damage. She warns that it may become the site of … Continue reading

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Tell Gov. Hogan to Fix the Bad Deal with Exelon on Conowingo Dam!

Chesapeake Waterkeepers are calling for help.  Here is their action alert, excerpted from Tell Gov. Hogan to Fix the Bad Deal with Exelon on Conowingo Dam! We need your help! There are 3 things you can do: 1. Tell Governor … Continue reading

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Tracey Waite Brings Receipts

Tracey Waite calls out campaign contributions and asks if they have influenced council votes on the Abingdon Business Park which would destroy 300+ acres of wetlands in Abingdon Woods.

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Find Alternate Sites – Lakshmi Tadepalli to Harford County Council

Lakshmi Tadepalli reads a poem about trees and asks the Harford County Council why we are destroying the wetlands for the sake of warehouses.

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Woods not Warehouses, Ecosystems not Enterprise Zones! People over Profits!

Woods not Warehouses, Ecosystems not Enterprise Zones! People over Profits! Since January when a sign placed in the woods alerted nearby residents of a plan to convert the 326 acre wetland forest area to a warehouse business park, the community … Continue reading

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Natural Climate Solutions

There is a natural solution to the climate breakdown: protecting forests. Climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer/climate activist George Monbiot explain. Nature Now, a short film narrated by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer/climate activist George Monbiot to serve … Continue reading

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