Water quality

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$13M Slated For Stream That Pollutes The Chesapeake Bay

Baltimore County has launched a $13 million effort to clean a polluted stream that flows into the Chesapeake Bay.

09/29/2014

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Assateague State Park Scores High On Beach Report

An annual report has given Assateague State Park’s beach in Maryland a “superstar” rating for water quality.

06/30/2014

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Maryland Beaches Rated Among Best In Nation

When it comes to beaches, Maryland scores very high for clean water.

06/26/2014

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Bay Foundation To Intervene In Conowingo Dam Relicensing

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has filed to intervene in the relicensing of the hydropower facility at the Conowingo Dam.

08/20/2013

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Ocean City Ranked Among Nation’s Cleanest Beaches

In Ocean City, water is the draw. And in an annual survey of the nation’s beaches, Ocean City water is among the cleanest in the U.S.

06/27/2013

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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.

06/18/2013

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Inner Harbor Water Quality Gets A Grade Of ‘C Minus’

A grade of “C minus” is a long way from the honor roll, but because it represents the water quality in the Inner Harbor, it’s better than expected.

06/03/2013

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$6M In Md. Stream Restoration Grants Available

The Stream Restoration Challenge says it has $6 million in grant money available for organizations seeking to improve the Chesapeake Bay.

02/21/2013

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Floating Wetland Project To Improve Water Quality At Inner Harbor

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is ringed with concrete, and that’s help make for poor water quality.

10/16/2012

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Volunteers Cleaning Up Inner Harbor To Make It Safe For Swimming, Fishing

It’s an ambitious goal: Make the Inner Harbor a place for swimming and fishing by 2020. A new report card released this week shows volunteers are on track to do that.

10/06/2012

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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.

10/04/2012

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CBF: House Drought Aid At Expense Of Conservation

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says drought relief aid passed by the House of Representatives comes at the expense of conservation programs.

08/02/2012

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