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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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Inner Harbor May Have Green Liquid Flow Through It

Don’t be alarmed if you see a bright green liquid flowing through the Inner Harbor and other waterways.

07/25/2012

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Proposed Md. Farm Pollution Rules Set For Hearing

A state senator from Harford County is taking aim at proposed regulations intended to keep manure and livestock out of Maryland streams.

07/10/2012

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Wicomico River Pollutants Down Slightly Last Year

An annual study of pollution levels in the Wicomico River and its watershed shows that levels went down slightly in 2011.

06/04/2012

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