Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Remains Healthy Despite Significant Decline In Juvenile Crabs, DNR SaysThe survey found there was a total of 405 million crabs in the bay, down from an estimated 594 million in 2019 but still within the average for the past 30 years.
Report Card: Chesapeake Bay Health Grade Drops To C-MinusThe health of the nation's largest estuary dropped from a C to a C-minus last year in an annual report card released Tuesday on the Chesapeake Bay.
Scientists Link Less Traffic To Lowest Nitrogen Dioxide Levels On Record Along I-95 CorridorSatellite imagery is confirming what scientists have thought for weeks now; our reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic is translating to cleaner air.
Senators Ben Cardin, Chris Van Hollen Announce $10.7M Grant For Chesapeake Bay Conservation ProjectsSenators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen announced Wednesday a nearly $11 million grant for two Maryland Chesapeake Bay conservation projects.
Crews To Resume Search For Bodies Of Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Maeve McKean, Her Son Gideon On MondaySearchers will resume the recovery mission Monday for two missing canoers who disappeared in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay late last week.
'She Was My Everything' | Search Continues For Bodies Of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 8-Year-Old Son Gideon In Chesapeake BayA rescue mission has turned into a recovery mission for the bodies of 40-year-old Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her 8-year-old son Gideon who were last seen drifting away in the Chesapeake Bay Thursday afternoon.
Bill Would Boost Funding For Chesapeake Bay CleanupThe bill has passed the U.S. House, and Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is leading the effort in the Senate.
Clammers, Environmentalists At Odds Over Bill Regulating Hydraulic Clam DredgesSenate Bill 629 is aimed at protecting the grass line in the Chesapeake Bay, but commercial fishermen are calling the bill devastating to their livelihood,
Last Of Its Kind, Fishery Faces Reckoning In Chesapeake BayFor a guy who left school after 11th grade, George Ball figures he has the best-paying job available on this rural stretch of Chesapeake Bay shoreline.
Man Finds Military Flare While Harvesting Oysters In Chesapeake BayA man harvesting oysters in the Chesapeake Bay Thursday found something quite unexpected.
Nutrient Removal Project At Patapsco Wastewater Plant Designed To Improve Chesapeake Bay's Health CompleteAfter years of construction, the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant's enhanced nutrient removal project (ENR) is now complete.
Cliff Partially Collapses At Brownies Beach In Calvert CountyIt happened along the shoreline at Brownies Beach, a popular fossil hunting beach.
Environmental Protection Agency Responds To Chesapeake Bay Cleanup CriticismsThe Environmental Protection Agency is criticizing local leaders for questioning its commitment to cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
Group Preparing To Sue EPA Over Chesapeake Bay PollutionA conservation group announced Monday that it's preparing to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to enforce the Clean Water Act relating to pollution limits for the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland Could Take Legal Action Against EPA, Pennsylvania Due To Lack Of Efforts To Protect The BayGovernor Larry Hogan directed Attorney General Brian Frosh to pursue legal actions against Pennsylvania and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday.