It turns out a crab’s best friend might be a cop. That’s because the cab population is struggling in the bay.
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.
The U.S. Agriculture Department is kicking off a Chesapeake Bay watershed cleanup program with an event in the Baltimore suburb of Cockeysville.
Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.
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.
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.
It was a hard blow to the Chesapeake, and it’s taken years to recover.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says more friend-of-the-court briefs have been filed in support of a massive restoration of the estuary.
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.