Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Oyster Restoration Funding In Chesapeake BayThe Senate Appropriations Committee has approved legislation for the Chesapeake Bay's oyster restoration funding.
Maryland DNR Recommends 30% Reduction In Oyster HarvestA Maryland agency is proposing a 30% reduction in the amount of oysters that can be harvested in the next season.
Gov. Hogan Re-Elected Chairman Of Chesapeake Executive CouncilGov. Larry Hogan was re-elected Chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council on Thursday.
Board Of Public Works Approves Funding For Clean Water And The Chesapeake BayThe Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $1.4 million in grants Wednesday to reduce pollution and save energy.
Maryland Concerned About Pennsylvania's Water Plans For BayGov. Larry Hogan says Maryland has "alarming concerns" about neighboring Pennsylvania's efforts to meet clean water goals and how falling short will affect the Chesapeake Bay.
Three Potential New Bay Bridge Corridors Identified; Public Hearings ScheduledThe Maryland Transportation Authority Tuesday released a list of three potential corridors in which a Chesapeake Bay crossing could be built in an effort to reduce traffic stress on the existing U.S. Highway 50 Bay Bridge.
$800K Grant Awarded Toward Oyster Habitat Restoration In The Chesapeake Bay$800,000 will be granted to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources towards Oyster Habitat Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay.
2 Eroded Islands In Chesapeake Bay To Be Restored With The Help Of Federal, Local AgenciesJames and Barren islands off the coast of Dorchester County will be restored with the help of a joint effort with the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District.
2-Mile Dead Zone Confirmed In Chesapeake BayThe warm weather this summer, along with a lot of rain, is bad news for the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland Has 26 Lighthouses You Can See. Visit Them All, Get A PrizeVisit Maryland said there are currently 26 lighthouses visitors can see throughout the state.
Over 5M Oysters Planted In Patapsco River In Effort To Restore Water Quality, HabitatThey planted 3.4 million spat, or baby oysters, were planted on Wednesday alone- they originally had planned to seed around one million at the Campbell Reef.
Chesapeake Bay Grasses Only Slightly Hurt By Record RainMaryland environmental officials say underwater grasses in the nation's largest estuary were mostly resilient to last year's record rain and increased runoff pollutants.
Measured Acreage Of Underwater Grasses Decline Slightly In The Bay, But Could Be Highest Amount EverWhile this acreage is less than the previous year, it is likely that substantially more submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) grew in the Bay than the mapped acreage suggests.
Aerators In Chesapeake Bay Could Eliminate Dead Zones, Local Environmental Consultant SaysDan Sheer, founder of Hydrologics drives his boat up Rock Creek where aerators have been used since 1988. It's a solution he thinks could help get rid of the dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay.
Pollution Forecast For Chesapeake Bay Predicts More Fish Kills, Dead ZonesThe report predicts this summer's dead zones in the bay is expected to be about 2.1 cubic miles.