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oysters

Volunteers Act As Oyster Nannies In Inner Harbor Cleanup Effort

It’s an investment of time and effort, but the payoff of a cleaner bay is still far from certain.

09/24/2014

crabs

DNR Police Sworn To Protect The Chesapeake Bay Crab Population

It turns out a crab’s best friend might be a cop. That’s because the cab population is struggling in the bay.

07/30/2014

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Lawmakers Urge Court To Block Chesapeake Cleanup

A group of 39 lawmakers is urging a federal court to block the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, describing it as an unjustified power grab.

06/24/2014

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Md. Event Touts USDA Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Effort

The U.S. Agriculture Department is kicking off a Chesapeake Bay watershed cleanup program with an event in the Baltimore suburb of Cockeysville.

06/06/2014

oysters

Oyster Populations Booming In South Part Of The Chesapeake Bay

Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.

05/09/2014

blue crabs

Survey Shows Drop In Female Blue Crabs In The Bay

Prepare to spend more green for blue crabs. Numbers are out on the annual survey of crabs in the bay, and they are not great.

05/02/2014

chesapeake bay water

Challenge To Chesapeake Cleanup Tests EPA Power

Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S. environmental policy.

04/29/2014

bay grass

Underwater Vegetation Is Making A Comeback In The Chesapeake Bay

It was a hard blow to the Chesapeake, and it’s taken years to recover.

04/24/2014

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Bay Foundation: 2 Amicus Briefs Back Cleanup

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says more friend-of-the-court briefs have been filed in support of a massive restoration of the estuary.

04/23/2014

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Farm Groups Appeal Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Ruling

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.

10/08/2013

Chesapeake Bay health

Chesapeake Checkup: Hearing Tracks Progress Made To Restore Bay’s Health

A Chesapeake checkup. Tuesday, a Senate field hearing heard what’s working and what’s not when it comes to cleaning the bay.

09/03/2013

oysters

Community Effort To Grow Oyster Gardens & Heal The Bay Continues To Spread

It’s a shell game with an awful lot riding on it: restore enough oysters and improve the Chesapeake Bay’s waters.

08/05/2013

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