Report: Pennsylvania Must Do More To Help Chesapeake BayA nonprofit that tracks pollution in the Chesapeake Bay is once again lambasting Pennsylvania for not doing enough to protect the nation's largest estuary.
Report: Helicopter In Fatal Chesapeake Bay Crash Not Certified To Fly In Low VisibilityAuthorities say the helicopter involved in a deadly crash earlier this month did not have certification to fly in poor visibility conditions.
Downpours, Runoff Lead To Decline In Chesapeake Bay's HealthScientists say the health of America's largest estuary declined last year due to the effects of record-breaking precipitation.
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Announces New Bay Protection PoliciesThe chief executive of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, announced two new policies aimed at protecting the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay's Blue Crab Population Increase Is Good News, Officials SayAn estimated total of 594 million blue crabs, a 60 percent increase over last year. This includes 190 million females, a 29 percent jump, as well as 324 million juveniles.
Chesapeake Bay's Blue Crab Population Increased By 60% From Last Year, Survey SaysThe Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population increased by 60 percent in one year, a survey said, making the total population of blue crabs at 594 million.
Is Smith Island Sinking? Army Corp. Of Engineers' Multi-Million Dollar Project Hopes To Stop ErosionWater is at the center of life on this island. Three tiny villages make up one small community living off the bounty of the water that surrounds them.
'It Is Fragile' | Md. Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Reauthorize Chesapeake Bay Gateway ProgramA longtime advocate of the bay, Sen. Ben Cardin joined other state leaders for Earth Day in Annapolis- introducing legislation to reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Gateway Program, while spotlighting clean water and healthy wildlife.
Maryland Striped Bass Trophy Season Opens April 20Maryland's striped bass trophy season opens on April 20 and will last until May 15.
Chesapeake Bay's Health At Risk After Trump Issues Executive Order Relaxing Clean Water RulesBefore the Susquehanna River enters the Chesapeake Bay, the Conowingo Dam churns electric power from it. It's the kind of energy that falls under federal regulations.
Gov. Hogan, 3 Other Governors Call For Bay Funding Boost The governors of four states and the mayor of the District of Columbia are asking Congressional leaders to boost funding for Chesapeake Bay cleanup.
Maryland Lawmakers Approve Oyster Restoration BillThe bill prohibits catching oysters in the five sanctuaries. They are Harris Creek, the Little Choptank River, the Tred Avon River, the St. Mary's River and the Manokin River.
Hogan Urges Congressional Leaders To Oppose Bay Funding CutsMaryland's governor is urging congressional leaders to oppose cuts to Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts in President Donald Trump's budget.
Study Details Options For New Chesapeake Bay Bridge SpanThe map shows options for bridge sites spanning either side of the Chesapeake Bay.
Efforts Build To Reduce 'Ghost' Crab Pots In Chesapeake BayResearchers are trying to figure out how to reduce the number abandoned crab pots in the Chesapeake Bay