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Steep projected costs for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay could be trimmed by billions of dollars, a new study suggests, by allowing polluters to buy "credits" for less-expensive reductions made by others. The study, presented Thursday to the Chesapeake...
Could pollution "trading" really shave billions of dollars from the costs of restoring the Chesapeake Bay? Or would the long-running cleanup effort suffer at the hands of those looking to make a buck on it? A study presented Thursday to the Chesapeake...
Careful Catch TuesdayMay 8, 7:30 p.m. Chesapeake Bay Foundation senior naturalist and outdoors writer John Page Williams will be guest speaker at a Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association meeting. He'll discuss the Careful...
Did you know these stats about oysters and oyster gardening? - Adult oysters filter up to 50 gallons of water a day, removing algae and sediment that negatively affect waterways. - Oyster reefs provide habitats for more than 300 different plants and...
Tags: Kilmarnock, Saluda, Hobbies, Oysters, Health
New farm regulations being aired this week by Maryland officials would ease first-ever limits on how, when and where the state's farmers can spread animal manure and sewage sludge on their fields. The "nutrient management" rules, which were posted online...
Record-high water temperatures and a March sewage leak are contributing to a large algae bloom in the Baltimore harbor, bringing what is known as a "mahogany tide" of reddish-brown algae to the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. The bloom is somewhat...
The O'Malley administration is proposing a regulation that in most of the state would require builders of new homes using septic systems to install more costly models that reduce water pollution. The Maryland Department of the Environment acknowledges...
BATTERY PARK — Steve Carter finished unloading a dozen bushels of oysters from his battered fishing boat when he paused to look at the Pagan River. “All out here,” he said gesturing toward a nearby inlet, “it’s loaded with...
The number of polluted waterways in Virginia grew Monday with the release of the state’s 2012 water quality report. The state Department of Environmental Quality added about 840 miles of rivers and streams, 100 acres of lakes and two square miles...
A report says nearly nine in 10 rivers, streams and lakes inspected in Virginia have some levels of pollution. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued the report Monday. The assessments were conducted between 2005 and 2010. Media outlets...
While others found much to criticize about this year's General Assembly, environmental activists hailed it Tuesday as the most significant in decades for advancing long-running efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay. In a year when lawmakers balked at...
Tags: Ocean City, Government, Environmental Pollution, Politics, Waste
Look who's smiling now? Even as the Maryland General Assembly was heading toward a budgetary train wreck last week, there was one unlikely group that had trouble believing its good fortune coming out of the 90-day session — the state's...
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