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Oil could reach Delmarva beaches, Chesapeake

The oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico could make its way up the East Coast.

Tags: oil spill , Delmarva , beach , Outer Banks , Michael Kearney , University of Maryland , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 05/21/2010, 10:59am EDT

Can the oil spill make its way to Eastern Shore?

Scientists say there is a possibility the oil could get caught in the powerful current called the Gulf Stream, and get pulled up the Atlantic Coast.

Tags: Ocean City , oil spill , Gulf Stream , Michelle Basch

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 04:58pm EDT

Bay island beckons students

Middletown students learned how what they do in Frederick County affects life 250 miles away.

Tags: Middletown , Crisfield , Great Fox Island , crabs , environmental education

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 12:50pm EDT

Smith Island restoration projects await funds

A $17.5 million Smith Island environmental restoration project has been approved but not yet fully funded.

Tags: Smith Island , crabbing , watermen , Martin Wildlife Refuge , Army Corps of Engineers

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 06:41am EDT

Bay beckons Smith Island's unique community

Erosion and rising sea levels in the Chesapeake threaten Smith Island's existence.

Tags: Smith Island , crabbing , watermen , erosion , rising sea levels , Raghu Murtugudde

Monday - 04/19/2010, 02:00am EDT

Nothing to get crabby about -- bay's crab population increases

Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population increased 60 percent in a year and is at its highest level since 1997, the governors of Maryland and Virginia say.

Tags: crabs , blue crabs , Martin O'Malley , Bob McDonnell , Maryland Department of Natural Resources , DNR , Grasonville , Virginia Institute of Marine Science , VIMS , Rom Lipcius , Potomac River Fisheries Commission , John Griffin , Doug Domenech , crabbing , watermen , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 04/14/2010, 06:24am EDT

Chesapeake Bay Still Failing In Health Reports

ANNAPOLIS - Despite 25 years of restoration and protection efforts, the Chesapeake Bay's health is still bad and making only slight improvements, according to an assessment released Wednesday.

Tags: Annapolis Maritime Museum , Environmental Protection Agency's Chesapeake Bay P , Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Wednesday - 04/07/2010, 02:00am EDT

District's street sweepers begin cleanup

As the city works to get pollutants off city streets, it will be ticketing vehicles parked in street-sweeping lanes.

Tags: street cleaning , sweepercam , Parking , parking regulations , street sweepers , Anacostia River , runoff , Pollution

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 11:48am EDT

Nickel bag tax would go toward cleaning bay

The Maryland General Assembly has been reluctant to raise taxes in an election year, but 39 legislators across both chambers are co-sponsoring an act that would place a 5-cent tax on disposable carryout bags.

Tags: bag tax , Kathleen Dumais , Chesapeake Bay Restoration Consumer Retail Choice , Cheryl Glenn , Susan Aumann , Pick-up America , trash , grocery , Maryland General Assembly

Wednesday - 03/10/2010, 02:00am EST

Bay Bridge Walk canceled for 4th year in a row

Construction on the bridge and Maryland's money woes led to the cancellation.

Tags: Bay Bridge Walk , Annapolis , Stevensville

Thursday - 03/04/2010, 09:14am EST
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