River Trash Traps Chew At Huge Ocean Plastics ProblemThe system with the biggest fan base may be the anthropomorphized Trash Wheels at the mouths of four Baltimore watersheds.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clagett Farm Shows Farmers How To Improve Water Quality, Mitigate Climate ChangeThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Clagett Farm is showing farmers how they can help restore the bay through regenerative agriculture.
Baltimore DPW Says It Wasn't Given Enough Time To Correct Back River Plant Issues Before State TakeoverThe Baltimore department began working with the Maryland Department of the Environment after it sent a letter to the City in August 2021 alleging violations were occurring that needed to be corrected.
Scott Vows To Work With Regulators After Maryland Takes Over Back River Wastewater Treatment PlantMayor Brandon Scott on Monday vowed that Baltimore City would help get things under control at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant after the state took over operations at the city-owned and operated facility.
Group Cites Chemical Concerns At Military Sites Near Chesapeake BayThe group says it’s the first time an analysis of the concerns has been conducted publicly at military sites across the nation’s largest estuary.
COVID-19 Decreased Maryland’s Air Pollution, Research ShowsIn the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, air pollution dropped markedly in Maryland, according to a recent report from the University of Maryland and the state’s Department of the Environment.
3 States, DC, Sue EPA Over Alleged Failure To Enforce Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction GoalsThe attorneys general of Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware and Virginia have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accusing it of not requiring Pennsylvania and New York to develop sufficient plans to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution.
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.
Maryland Weather: Code Orange Air Quality Alert In Baltimore Area MondayThere's a code orange air quality alert in the Baltimore area Monday.
Maryland Weather: Code Orange Air Quality AlertA Code Orange Air Quality Alert was issued for the Baltimore metro area Monday.
Mr. Trash Wheel Breaks Guinness World Record For 'Most Floating Debris Removed By A Trash Receptor In One Month'Mr. Trash Wheel broke the record between April 1 and April 30, 2017 after removing 63.3 U.S. tons of debris from the mouth of the Jones Falls River.
Exposure To Pollution Linked To 'Silent Miscarriages'A "silent miscarriage" happens when a fetus hasn't formed or has died, but the placenta and embryonic tissue remain.
'Take Caution' | Toxic Algae Linked To Dogs Deaths In The South Is In Maryland Too, Officials WarnThe bacteria has killed several dogs across the south, and officials in Maryland warn the blue-green algae is here too.
City Council Tackles Benefits, Costs Of Plastic Bag BanThe Baltimore City Council is giving a plastic bag ban in the city another go.
Coal Plant Owner To Pay $1M Over Chesapeake ContaminationThe owner of a coal plant on a river north of Maryland may have to pay a $1 million fine over pollution leaking into the river and flowing into the Chesapeake Bay.