Maryland Moving To Phase Out Hydrofluorocarbons, Reduce Methane EmissionsTo help meet Maryland's aggressive climate and environmental goals, the Maryland Department of the Environment is preparing to phase out greenhouse gases and reduce methane emissions.
Pennsylvania Behind On Bay Cleanup Goal, Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint Report FindsMaryland and Virginia, two of the three states that make up 90 percent of the watershed are on target to reach their goals. The third, Pennsylvania, isn't faring as well.
Report: Pennsylvania Falls Behind In Chesapeake Bay CleanupThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation says the health of the nation's largest estuary is continuing to improve. But it says Pennsylvania still isn't doing enough to reduce the amount of pollution that's flowing into the bay from the state.
'It Affects My Health' | Protesters Call For BRESCO Trash Incinerator To CloseWhen Malika Jones was growing up in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood, she would look up at Wheelabrator’s trash incinerator and ask her mother what it was.
Report: Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Declined Last YearA new report says that underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay have declined by nearly 40 percent.
Annapolis Man Plans 240-Mile Paddleboard Journey To Raise Money For Planting Oysters In The Chesapeake BayAn Annapolis man is planning to attempt an ambitious 240 mile paddle board journey down the Chesapeake Bay to raise money for planting oysters in the Bay.
Howard County Names 'Bee Balm' As Official Pollinator Plant With Youth Campers As Deciding VoteHoward County has named "Bee Balm" as their official pollinator plant.
Researchers Predict Smaller 'Dead Zone' In Chesapeake BayResearchers are predicting a slightly smaller-than-average oxygen dead zone in the Chesapeake Bay this year.
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.
As Earth Day Turns 50, Green Movement Faces Fresh ChallengesFifty years after the first Earth Day helped spur activism over air and water pollution and disappearing plants and animals, significant improvements are undeniable. But monumental challenges remain.
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.
Styrofoam Ban Now In Effect Across Anne Arundel CountyIf you have leftovers after visiting a restaurant in Anne Arundel County, don't expect a styrofoam container: a law banning food service businesses from using styrofoam took effect Friday.
Bill Banning Balloon Releases Statewide Passes In Maryland SenateA bill that would ban balloon releases statewide has passed in the Maryland Senate.
Maryland Bill Would Mean 40-Fold Increase In Maximum Fine For Putting Signs Along HighwaysA bill in the Maryland House of Representatives would dramatically increase the maximum fine for putting an unauthorized commercial sign within the right-of-way of state highways.