Chesapeake Bay

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Salt From Recent Storms Now Making Its Way Into Waterways

A week ago, hundreds of trucks were being loaded with salt. When heavy snows came the next day, that salt hit the roads.

03/11/2015

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Rain Tax Hearing Gets Stormy In Annapolis

What to do about the rain? Lawmakers in Annapolis are debating whether the state should continue to collect that controversial stormwater fee, known as the “rain tax.”

03/03/2015

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Md. Man Sentenced In Rockfish Poaching Scheme Worth $500K

Fishing lands a man in federal prison. In this case, it’s 92 tons of illegally caught rockfish worth half a million dollars.

02/27/2015

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Environmental Supporters Cheer Regulations On Chicken Manure

Maryland lawmakers are targeting phosphorous pollution of the Chesapeake Bay.

02/25/2015

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Polar Bear Plunge Sends Thousands Into Chilly Chesapeake Bay

Maryland’s 19th annual Polar Bear Plunge is going on as scheduled despite the winter storm that moved through the area.

01/24/2015

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New Federal Grants To Assist With Bay Projects

Millions of federal dollars are coming to Maryland and they’re going right into the ground.

01/22/2015

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Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, But Not Enough

It averages out to a D+: the same grade the last time the bay’s health was measured in 2012.

01/05/2015

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2 Men Rescued From Sinking Boat In Chesapeake Bay

The Coast Guard has rescued two men after their boat began sinking in the Chesapeake Bay.

11/24/2014

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Md. Plans To Deny Conowingo Power Dam Permit

The Maryland Department of the Environment says it plans to deny Exelon Corp.’s application to renew its water-quality permit for the Conowingo hydroelectric dam on the Susquehanna River.

11/20/2014

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Watermen And Police Working Hard To Meet Thanksgiving Oyster Demand

Oysters figure prominently at Maryland Thanksgivings–a demand hundreds of watermen are working hard right now to meet.

11/13/2014

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Thousands Of Runners Cross The Bay For 10K Race

High mile run. For the first time in eight years, runners shut the Chesapeake Bay Bridge down for a morning run.

11/09/2014

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5 Stranded Boaters Rescued From Chesapeake Bay

Maryland State Police have rescued five people and a dog from the Chesapeake Bay.

11/03/2014

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