This Summer's Dead Zone Much Smaller Than Expected This summer's "dead zone" of the bay is smaller than what was expected.
Dead Zones Improve In Chesapeake Bay Chesapeake Bay dead zones are down this June from last spring when heavy rains pushed them to levels not seen in decades.
Chesapeake Bay Program Says 2011 Oxygen Levels OffThe Chesapeake Bay Program says oxygen levels in the bay dropped last year, with just about a third of the waterway meeting summer standards.
Study Finds Chesapeake Dead Zone DeclineA new study finds dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay are getting smaller.

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