Tag: Chesapeake Bay
Sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, and Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Maryland, the Chesapeake National Recreation Area Act would allow the National Park Service to oversee the Chesapeake Bay watershed, which covers over 60,000 square miles across six states and Washington, D.C.Read More
unding cuts and staffing shortages at the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) over the past decade have coincided with a decline in the state’s ecological health.Read More
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore has asked the federal government to declare the increasing population of invasive fish species in the Chesapeake Bay an ongoing commercial fishery disaster.Read More
Despite decades of conservation efforts, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation gave the overall health of the Chesapeake Bay a D+ in its recently released 2022 State of the Bay report.Read More
A recent report from the Waterkeeper Alliance revealed U.S. states’ pollution levels of certain chemicals in their waterways — and Maryland’s samples revealed high levels of contamination.Read More
The leaders of efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay by 2025, a group that includes six governors, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the mayor of the District Columbia, acknowledged Tuesday they have not been doing enough to reach their goalsRead More
Ten Maryland governor candidates laid out their plans for slashing carbon emissions, building mass transit projects, protecting the Chesapeake Bay and improving air quality in the state at a climate forum Tuesday at the University of Maryland in College Park.Read More
The reconciliation bill is a broad social spending plan that includes universal pre-K, an expansion of the child tax credit and an expansion of Medicare, among other measures.Read More
By Timothy B. Wheeler, Bay Journal News Service Those who live near the water around the...Read More
One of the oldest methods for capturing runoff, the stormwater pond, is getting a digital makeover.Read More
Responding to employers’ calls, including those of crab meat processing companies in Virginia and Maryland, the federal government said on March 5 that it would release an additional 35,000 temporary visas for foreign workers. But the coronavirus pandemic is complicating things.Read More
The emergency legislation would prohibit Maryland from waiving a water-quality certification in a settlement agreement between the state and the energy company Exelon for a 50-year federal license to operate the dam.Read More
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