August 17, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

3 Nights Left for Shakespeare in the City -

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Theater Holding Auditions for ‘Clue’ -

Sunday, August 7, 2022

Shakespeare Heads to St. Mary’s City -

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Young Artists Sought for Sotterley Contest -

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Bay Filled With ‘Forever Chemicals’

The potential threat to Chesapeake Bay shellfish and seafood from PFAS contamination at DOD sites is a local example of a US-wide problem, according to an environmental research organization review of DoD’s documentation of the use of toxic PFAS, known as “forever chemicals,” at its installations.

2011 PFAS Risk Alert Triggered No Action

PFAS

An inspector general report from 2020 found DoD issued a “risk alert” regarding PFAS in 2011 without accompanying action instructions. The first risk management actions regarding the toxic chemicals used throughout the military for firefighting came in 2016. The IG report comes two years after dozens of lawmakers requested a review.