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Report Card: No Improvement For Baltimore Harbor

A new report card shows water quality in Baltimore’s harbor did not improve last year.


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Chesapeake Dead Zone Down, Dry Weather Credited

The size of the Chesapeake Bay’s low oxygen “dead zone” is down and dry weather is getting the credit.


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Va. Researchers Monitor Red Algae Blooms In Bay

Researchers in Virginia are keeping an eye on red algae blooms in the Chesapeake Bay.


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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.



Conditions Improve Slightly Amid Md. Fish Kills

Scientists say the conditions that killed thousands of fish recently in Maryland waters may be improving slightly, but dead fish continue to surface.


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Md. Woman Falls Asleep While Smoking, Starts Fire

Anne Arundel County fire officials say a woman and her husband have been injured in a fire after she fell asleep while smoking and using oxygen.