Oxygen Levels

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Smaller Low-Oxygen Levels Predicted For Chesapeake

Researchers say low oxygen levels should affect smaller-than-average areas of the Chesapeake Bay this year.


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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.


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Chesapeake Bay Program Says 2011 Oxygen Levels Off

The Chesapeake Bay Program says oxygen levels in the bay dropped last year, with just about a third of the waterway meeting summer standards.


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Mahogany Tide Staining Chesapeake Bay, Killing Fish By Thousands

Fish kills in the Chesapeake’s streams and rivers happen, but seldom this early.