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More Active Oversight Planned For Deep Creek Lake

A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination.

07/28/2014

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Chesapeake Bay Council Signs New Agreement

Governors from states neighboring the Chesapeake Bay signed a new agreement Monday that will require state officials to submit plans in 90 days on how they specifically plan to fight pollution in the nation’s largest estuary.

06/16/2014

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Study: States Short On Some Chesapeake Bay Goals

States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have made strides in reducing pollution in the nation’s largest estuary, but many jurisdictions in the six-state region are falling short in implementing practices that cut contaminants from agriculture as well as urban and suburban runoff, a study by environmentalists has concluded.

06/11/2014

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Md. Event Touts USDA Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Effort

The U.S. Agriculture Department is kicking off a Chesapeake Bay watershed cleanup program with an event in the Baltimore suburb of Cockeysville.

06/06/2014

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Chesapeake Bay Restoration Makes Progress But Won’t Reach Goal

Washington, D.C., and states within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making progress to reduce pollution flowing into the hobbled estuary but none is on track to meet cleanup commitments set this year, an analysis by environmental groups concludes.

07/08/2013

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Leak Sends Thousands Of Gallons Of Raw Sewage Into Jones Falls Waterway

The city has pinned down the source of a sewer line break that’s been pouring human waste into waterways.

06/06/2013

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Report: Smallmouth Bass Show Susquehanna Impaired

Health problems suffered by smallmouth bass in the lower Susquehanna show the river should be declared impaired, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Thursday.

04/25/2013

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Plan Calls For More Access To Chesapeake Waters

A new Chesapeake Bay watershed access plan calls for more ways to get to the water.

01/30/2013

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Chesapeake Bay Forest Buffer Restoration Down

Higher crop prices are being blamed for a drop in forest restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

10/03/2012

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Va. Leads In 2011 Chesapeake Wetland Restoration

Virginia restored more wetlands than any other state in the Chesapeake Bay watershed last year.

09/06/2012

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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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Federal Officials Work To Eliminate Nutria In Md.

Although officials have made great strides in eliminating invasive populations of nutria, more work is being done to eradicate the species in Maryland.

10/24/2011

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