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WEATHER BLOG: Comfortable

There are some clouds in the area early Thursday, and the regional radar mosaic is also showing some rain in areas south and east of Baltimore.

07/25/2013

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Watch Video: Bay Bridge Crash Survivor Awaits Help After Swimming To Safety

As if the story of her car plummeting over the edge of the Bay Bridge wasn’t dramatic enough, there’s new video of a Calvert County woman emerging from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay–seconds after the crash.

07/24/2013

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Board Delays Decision On Kent Island Project

The Board of Public Works has postponed a decision on whether to grant permits for a Kent Island housing development in an environmentally sensitive area near the Chesapeake Bay.

07/24/2013

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Multistate Agreement In Works For Chesapeake Bay

States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working to have a new cleanup agreement ready by October.

07/14/2013

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Teachers Go Back To School On The Bay

A new state rule requires all Maryland high school graduates to be environmentally literate—but first, teachers have to get up to speed.

07/09/2013

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Chesapeake Bay Restoration Makes Progress But Won’t Reach Goal

Washington, D.C., and states within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making progress to reduce pollution flowing into the hobbled estuary but none is on track to meet cleanup commitments set this year, an analysis by environmental groups concludes.

07/08/2013

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Oyster Restoration: A Growing Cause

When Scott Eglseder was growing up on Spencer’s Creek near St. Michaels in the 1960s and 1970s, he said the sea grasses were thick and plentiful and that he remembers how sea life flourished.

07/06/2013

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Conowingo Dam Relicensing Process May Shed Light On Bay Pollution

The Clean Chesapeake Coalition hopes the Conowingo Dam’s relicensing process will create an opportunity to address concerns about the dam’s role in Chesapeake Bay pollution.

07/02/2013

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Demand For Md. Crabs Far Greater Than Actual Supply

It is a summer tradition in these parts, especially around the Fourth of July. We’re talking about eating crabs.

06/28/2013

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Carroll County Will Pay Stormwater Fee, Not Residents

Carroll County will use county funding to contribute to a state-mandated stormwater remediation effort instead of implementing a fee for individual residents and businesses.

06/28/2013

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Sea Level Rise Threatens Much Of Maryland

It’s coming and Maryland better get ready. That’s the thrust of a scientific report on sea level rise commissioned by Governor Martin O’Malley.

06/26/2013

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Drier Weather Will Make For Smaller Dead Zone In The Bay This Summer

Dead zones in the bay don’t usually bring good news. But they do when they’re smaller than normal.

06/19/2013

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