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Crabs slow in upper bay, early spring catch blamed

Crabbing in the upper Chesapeake Bay has slowed down as the Fourth of July approaches and Maryland officials say good catches this spring may be the reason.

Tags: Martin O'Malley , crabs

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 02:20am EDT

State Dept. pulls visa sponsor's designation


Thursday - 02/02/2012, 08:59pm EST

Chesapeake Bay makes improvements, but...

Dead zones, fish kills and pollution are still problems for the nation's largest estuary.

Tags: State of the Bay Report , Chesapeake Bay Foundation , Will Baker , EPA , TDML , bay grade , Hank Silverberg , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 12/28/2010, 06:35am EST

Maryland submits pollution diet plan after missing deadline

Maryland submitted its final "pollution diet" plan Friday, which details how the state will achieve Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction goals five years earlier than mandated by the federal government.

Tags: EPA , Pollution , Maryland Department of the Environment

Friday - 12/03/2010, 02:00am EST

Feds fail to fork over millions in fees

The federal government, which owns nearly 20 percent of D.C., refuses to pay a new fee to clean up stormwater runoff, one that came about in response to unfunded EPA mandates.

Tags: WASA , Mark Segraves , Environmental Protection Agency , Water and Sewer Authority , National Association of Clean Water Agencies , Nathan Gardner-Andrews , Impervious Area Charge , Treasury Department , water bills , EPA , George Hawkins , Susan Poling , stormwater discharge , stormwater runoff , Potomac River , Anacostia River ,

Monday - 04/26/2010, 08:18pm EDT

Chesapeake Bay problems still persist

Activism about cleaning up the environment since the first Earth Day has diminished, says one noted bay expert.

Tags: Chesapeake Bay Foundation , Chesapeake Bay Program , Clean Water Act , Kent Mountford , Earth Day , Environmental Protection Agency , EPA , Tom Horton , Pollution , population growth , urbanization , development

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 02:00am EDT

Bay swim set for Sandy Point State Park

More than 600 participants will make the 4.4-mile swim across the Bay from Sandy Point, between the spans of the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge, to the small beach near Hemingway's in Stevensville on Pier One Road.

Tags: Great Chesapeake Bay Swim , Sandy Point State Park , March of Dimes

Saturday - 06/11/2011, 11:32am EDT

More than just blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay blue crabs get a lot of attention, but there are plenty of other amazing critters that live in or visit the bay.

Tags: Michelle Basch , blue crabs , manatees , whales , chessie

Friday - 06/03/2011, 06:59pm EDT

EPA: Md. fertilizer law to help bay cleanup

A federal Environmental Protection Agency official says a new Maryland law limiting lawn fertilizer use will help the state meet its Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.

Tags: nitrogen , phosphorous , Martin O'Malley , Shawn Garvin , Environmental Protection Agency

Thursday - 05/19/2011, 02:35pm EDT

Levinson goes inside mob, plans Baltimore finale

Tags: Barry Levinson ,

Thursday - 05/19/2011, 10:08am EDT
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