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Chesapeake Bay

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Annapolis, Baltimore Have Most Nuisance Flooding In The Nation

If it seems like there’s more street flooding in Annapolis and Baltimore, it’s because there is.

4 hours ago

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At Least 2 In Va. Dead After Tornado Touches Down Near Md. Line

Wind, rain and very little warning. A tornado barrels across the Chesapeake Bay and slams into a campground on Virginia’s eastern shore just below Maryland.

07/24/2014

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Coast Guard Investigates Hoax Distress Calls On The Bay

Nothing but a hoax! Since June, more than a dozen distress calls were made on the Chesapeake Bay and now the Coast Guard wants answers.

07/22/2014

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Current Bay Dead Zone Larger Than Normal

Dead zones are a sign the Chesapeake is in trouble—and most every summer, one appears in the bay.

07/08/2014

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Tens Of Thousands Of Oysters Survive To Make Trip To Better Water

In perfect conditions, oysters raise themselves. But in parts of the bay, they need hands-on human help.

06/25/2014

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Divergent Views On Exporting Gas Through Bay

Dominion Resources’ proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export facility is dividing residents of the quiet town of Lusby on the Chesapeake Bay.

06/25/2014

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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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Star-Spangled Banner Trail Follows War Of 1812

In the summer of 1814 — two years after Congress declared war against Great Britain — the British moved rapidly up the Chesapeake Bay waterways, terrorizing port towns.

06/21/2014

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Chesapeake Bay Council Signs New Agreement

Governors from states neighboring the Chesapeake Bay signed a new agreement Monday that will require state officials to submit plans in 90 days on how they specifically plan to fight pollution in the nation’s largest estuary.

06/16/2014

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Study: States Short On Some Chesapeake Bay Goals

States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have made strides in reducing pollution in the nation’s largest estuary, but many jurisdictions in the six-state region are falling short in implementing practices that cut contaminants from agriculture as well as urban and suburban runoff, a study by environmentalists has concluded.

06/11/2014

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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

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Downtown Baltimore Restaurants Celebrate The Soft Shell Crab

For many here in Maryland, at this time of the year, there’s nothing better than a soft shell crab. The demand for this delicacy is higher than ever right now.

05/30/2014

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