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Chesapeake Bay Health Improves, But Not Enough

It averages out to a D+: the same grade the last time the bay’s health was measured in 2012.


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Baltimore Waterways Flunk Latest Report Card

Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor initiative is in its fourth year, and many look forward to seeing improvements.


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DNR Police Caution Boaters To Be Cautious

The Maryland Natural Resources Police are urging boaters and anglers to be cautious on Maryland waterways this holiday weekend.


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Storm Aftermath: Road Salt Finds Its Way Into Md. Waterways

First comes snow, then comes salt. But unlike snow, that salt doesn’t go away.



Businesses Work To Re-Green & Return Cleaner Water Into Baltimore’s Harbor

Progress usually means something new. But around Baltimore’s harbor, it also means getting rid of something old.



Environmentalists Push EPA To Limit Pollution From Animal Waste

Environmentalists are pushing harder than ever to get big agriculture to keep animal waste out of waterways and the Chesapeake Bay.


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Heavy Rains Raise Risk Of Unhealthy Water

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is reminding beachgoers that heavy rains raise the risk of unhealthy water in the bay and other waterways.


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Algae Blooms Killing Thousands Of Fish In Baltimore’s Waterways

A fish kill is spreading in and around Baltimore’s waterways. Tens of thousands of dead fish and crabs are floating at the surface and stinking up the waterfront. It’s bad for the environment and bad for business downtown.



3 Md. Waterways Opened For Shellfish Harvesting

The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.


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CBF: New USDA Standards To Help Farmers, Waterways

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says new federal agriculture recommendations for fertilizer and manure application will lead to better water quality in rivers and streams while also helping farmers increase profits.


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DNR Trout Stocking Underway In Md. Waterways

Maryland fisheries officials say trout stocking is underway statewide.


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Boating Caution Urged Over Long Holiday Weekend

Maryland Natural Resources Police say they plan to patrol aggressively on waterways across the state this holiday weekend.