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O’Malley Named Chairman Of Chesapeake Bay Council

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday was named the chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, saying he hoped to have a new Chesapeake Bay Watershed agreement signed next year.

12/12/2013

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2014 Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Md. Environmental Challenges

The 2014 candidates for governor took a crack at the state’s environmental challenges.

11/05/2013

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Perdue Farms Gifts $50K To Raise Oysters In Maryland

A program growing in popularity received a cash infusion to keep oysters growing.

10/30/2013

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Suit Filed: Md. Watermen Say DNR Menhaden Catch Limit Threatens Livelihood

Watermen file suit against the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, saying the new rules restricting menhaden catch threaten livelihoods.

10/21/2013

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Farm Groups Appeal Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Ruling

Farm groups said Tuesday that they were appealing a judge’s decision to uphold federal pollution limits that are designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction and agricultural runoff.

10/08/2013

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Artificial Oyster Reef Made Up Of Concrete Balls

An artificial oyster reef made up of 300 concrete balls has been completed in the Choptank River.

10/07/2013

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Md. Restaurants Plan Weeklong Celebration Of Local Seafood

“From the Bay for the Bay.” It is a weeklong celebration of Maryland seafood benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership.

10/06/2013

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Bay Coalition Faces Challenges Changing Minds

The Clean Chesapeake Coalition, which Carroll County joined last year, includes six other rural counties in Maryland, and attempts to change conventional wisdom on the Chesapeake Bay cleanup and restoration efforts.

09/29/2013

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Fire On Chesapeake Bay Bridge Creates Traffic Nightmare

A fire on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge creates a traffic nightmare for commuters.

09/29/2013

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U.S. Judge Upholds EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan

A judge rejected a bid by farm industry and home builders’ groups to block federal and state pollution limits designed to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by more tightly regulating wastewater treatment, construction along waterways and agricultural runoff.

09/14/2013

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New Fertilizer Regulations Aimed To Cut Chesapeake Bay Pollution

Maryland agriculture officials say new fertilizer regulations may be phased in over the next year, instead of being implemented all at once in the fall.

09/06/2013

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Chesapeake Checkup: Hearing Tracks Progress Made To Restore Bay’s Health

A Chesapeake checkup. Tuesday, a Senate field hearing heard what’s working and what’s not when it comes to cleaning the bay.

09/03/2013

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