Water quality

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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.


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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.


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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.


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Floating Wetlands Grow In Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Cleaning the Inner Harbor one plant at a time. Dozens of wetlands are now floating in front of the World Trade Center.


(Credit; AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

Debris Mostly Gone, Muddy Water Remains In Bay

Tropical Storm Lee is now a memory but the storm is proving to have a lasting and very negative impact on the health of the Chesapeake Bay.



Md. To Accept New Oyster Aquaculture Applications

Maryland will begin taking applications for new aquaculture leases in oyster sanctuaries next month.


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Cecil Co. Beaches Found With High Bacteria Levels

The Cecil County Health Department says three beaches have failed to meet water quality regulations.


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Officials: Water Quality Safe On Md., Del. Coast

Officials overseeing the shores of Maryland and Delaware say one thing tourists don’t need to worry about this season is beach cleanliness on the coast.


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New Project Proposed To Improve Harbor Water Quality

Coming up for air. A plan to pump oxygen into a small portion of the Inner Harbor holds the promise of improving water quality.


(Credit; AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

Chesapeake Bay Program To Release Bay Grass Data

The Chesapeake Bay Program says it will release new data on underwater grasses.