Farm groups said Tuesday that they were appealing a judge’s decision to uphold federal pollution limits that are designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction and agricultural runoff.
A Chesapeake checkup. Tuesday, a Senate field hearing heard what’s working and what’s not when it comes to cleaning the bay.
It’s a shell game with an awful lot riding on it: restore enough oysters and improve the Chesapeake Bay’s waters.
A few months from now, waterfowl will migrate from the north to the Chesapeake to over-winter.
Dead zones in the bay don’t usually bring good news. But they do when they’re smaller than normal.
Scientists knew oysters were good for the bay but they never knew how good until now.
The Chesapeake Bay Program says states in the bay watershed are about one-quarter to one-third of the way toward meeting goals for cutting the bay’s three main pollutants by 2025.
A Calvert County man has been sentenced to probation for illegally discharging fill material into the Chesapeake Bay.
Everything takes a starting point and this last day of January makes the first day of the “Reclaim the Bay” campaign.
Bay grasses, crabs and rockfish are showing signs of resilience in the Chesapeake Bay. But the bay continues to suffer from poor water quality hampered by a growing population.
A new Chesapeake Bay watershed access plan calls for more ways to get to the water.
Sediments behind the Conowingo dam threatening bay restoration efforts must be dealt with sooner rather than later, and Exelon should be part of the solution as part of the relicensing of its hydro-electric power plant, a Maryland natural resources official said Tuesday.