Scope and Content of Collection
The Central Atlantic Environment Center records cover the period from 1966 to 1974. Document types represented in the collection include reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, news releases and memoranda. Important subjects documented are: Maryland Wetlands; attempts to develop or industrialize undeveloped parts of Maryland; Calvert Cliffs, Cove Point; and the dredging operations of the Harry Lundebers School of Seamanship in St. Mary's County. Other subjects documented are: Piney Point, Annemessex; Columbia Liquid Natural Gas Corporation; Potomac Sand and Gravel, and Marriot's "Great America." Correspondents included in the collection are: Marvin Mandel; Lawrence Hogan; Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.; J. Glenn Beall, Jr.; William J. Goodman; Mary L. Nock; Francis Burch; and Paul Allen (Maryland Environmental Trust). Other correspondents are Armin Behr (Maryland Conservation Council); Joseph W. Fehrer (Worcester Environmental Trust); R. Doyle Grabarck (North American Habitat Preservation Society); Elizabeth Hartwell (Citzens' Council for a Clean Potomac); James Moorman (Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund); Robert M. Norris, Jr. (Potomac River Fisheries Commission); James L. Newbold (Izaak Walton League); and Clem L. Zinger (Maryland Wetlands Committee).