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Heavy Rain Blamed For Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone

It’s not the kind of rebound the Chesapeake Bay needs, but as summer draws to a close, a larger dead zone is taking shape.

08/26/2014

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Chesapeake Bay Algae Bloom Affects Crab Season

It’s already been a rough season for Maryland crabs—and now there’s word that it could get worse. Massive rain last week has led to an algae bloom in the Chesapeake Bay.

08/20/2014

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New Fertilizer Regulations Aimed To Cut Chesapeake Bay Pollution

Maryland agriculture officials say new fertilizer regulations may be phased in over the next year, instead of being implemented all at once in the fall.

09/06/2013

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Algae Study Harris 1st Bill, Votes To Limit EPA

Maryland Rep. Andy Harris’ first bill, which would reauthorize the study of algae blooms and dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay, made it out of a subcommittee a day after he voted to limit the power of the federal Environmental Protection Agency to enforce the Clean Water Act.

07/15/2011

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