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Search Will Resume Monday For Missing Boater Near Bay Bridge

The Maryland Natural Resources Police say they will continue their search on Monday for a missing boater in the Chesapeake Bay.

08/09/2015

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Is The Ice Age Causing Maryland To Sink?

It may have happened 22,000 years ago, but the last ice age isn’t done with Maryland yet.

07/30/2015

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Officials To Discuss Plans To Clean Up Chesapeake Bay

Regional leaders and federal officials are getting together to talk about cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.

07/23/2015

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Concern Over Rising Sea Levels In Chesapeake Bay

Could parts of Maryland be underwater in the next few years? Some scientists warn the state is one of the most vulnerable to climate change, with sea levels rising rapidly, especially in the Chesapeake Bay.

07/17/2015

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US Appeals Court Upholds EPA Plan To Clean Up Chesapeake Bay

A U.S. appeals court on Monday approved a federal plan to limit pollution in the Chesapeake Bay despite objections from farmers, builders and others who accused the Environmental Protection Agency of a power grab.

07/06/2015

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Sues Va. Over Livestock Rules

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals.

06/29/2015

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HonFest Oyster Shucking Competition to Raise Awareness of Bay Preservation

HonFest’s 1st Annual Oyster Shucking Competition will give contestants a good time while raising awareness for oyster preservation in the Chesapeake Bay.

06/09/2015

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Man, 37, Dies In Boating Accident On Chesapeake Bay

Authorities say a 37-year-man has died in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay off Calvert County.

05/24/2015

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Algae Blooms May Be More Prevalent This Year

Algae blooms, some of them toxic, are increasing in the Chesapeake.

05/11/2015

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Bay’s Crab Population Starting To Increase

After a decline the past two years, the bay’s crab population is again growing in the right direction.

05/04/2015

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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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