Chesapeake Bay

bass, striped bass

Drop In Female Striped Bass Prompts 25 Percent Catch Cutback

They may be plentiful here, but fewer striped bass along the Atlantic Coast is bringing orders to reduce the catch everywhere.

10/31/2014

chesapeake bay water

University Of Maryland Studies Hormones In Chesapeake Tributaries

University of Maryland researchers are getting federal funds to study the concentration and effects of hormone pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

10/28/2014

little patuxent river, stream

$1.7M Little Patuxent River Restoration To Help Trap Pollutants

Often solving a big problem means tackling a lot of smaller ones first.

10/14/2014

Chesapeake Bay health

Study: Chesapeake Cleanup Would Bring $22B To Region

Setting a dollar amount on the Chesapeake Bay. A new study released Monday compiled the numbers.

10/06/2014

white marsh run

$13M Slated For Stream That Pollutes The Chesapeake Bay

Baltimore County has launched a $13 million effort to clean a polluted stream that flows into the Chesapeake Bay.

09/29/2014

white marsh run

Baltimore County Has New Plan To Clean Up White Marsh Run

When it rains, it pollutes. For years, that’s been the problem with a highly-degraded stream that flows into the Chesapeake Bay.

09/28/2014

police lights

1 Man Dead, Another Injured In Md. Double-Shooting

The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal double-shooting in the town of Elkton.

09/25/2014

dead zone

Heavy Rain Blamed For Chesapeake Bay Dead Zone

It’s not the kind of rebound the Chesapeake Bay needs, but as summer draws to a close, a larger dead zone is taking shape.

08/26/2014

crabs

Chesapeake Bay Algae Bloom Affects Crab Season

It’s already been a rough season for Maryland crabs—and now there’s word that it could get worse. Massive rain last week has led to an algae bloom in the Chesapeake Bay.

08/20/2014

water generic

Md.’s Smaller Coastal Bays Now Focus Of Pollution Reduction

Next to the Chesapeake, Maryland’s smaller coastal bays haven’t received as much attention when it comes to pollution. Now that’s over.

08/12/2014

vibrio

Experts Warn About Flesh-Eating Bacteria In Chesapeake Bay

It’s a natural part of the Chesapeake that turns dangerous during warm weather–a flesh-eating bacteria in the bay that can mutilate and kill.

07/31/2014

conowingo dam flood gates

Conowingo Dam Project EIS Open To Public Comment

Federal officials have released a draft environmental impact statement for the relicensing of three Susquehanna River hydroelectric projects, including Exelon’s Conowingo dam.

07/31/2014

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