Chesapeake Bay

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Environmental Supporters Cheer Regulations On Chicken Manure

Maryland lawmakers are targeting phosphorous pollution of the Chesapeake Bay.

02/25/2015

Polar Bear Plunge

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

Chesapeake Bay health

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

Chesapeake Bay health

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

Sailabration

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

conowingo

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

oysters

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

runners

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

chesapeake bay water

5 Stranded Boaters Rescued From Chesapeake Bay

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

11/03/2014

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

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