Tag: Chesapeake Bay
Despite cleanup efforts, Chesapeake Bay remains a ...
By Capital News Service | February 14, 2023 | News | 0 |
Maryland’s waterways contain high levels of ‘forev...
By Capital News Service | December 1, 2022 | News | 0 |
Chesapeake leaders address restoration failures, p...
By Capital News Service | October 11, 2022 | News | 0 |
Climate takes center stage at Maryland gubernatori...
By Capital News Service | March 9, 2022 | News | 2 |
Proposed Chesapeake Bay funds aim to curb pollutio...
By Capital News Service | November 2, 2021 | News | 0 |
Maryland’s Moore seeks disaster aid for Chesapeake Bay invasive fish
by Capital News Service | March 17, 2023 | News | 0 |
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 cleanup efforts, Chesapeake Bay remains a pollution challenge
by Capital News Service | February 14, 2023 | News | 0 |
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
Maryland’s waterways contain high levels of ‘forever chemicals’ pollution
by Capital News Service | December 1, 2022 | News | 0 |
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
Chesapeake leaders address restoration failures, path forward
by Capital News Service | October 11, 2022 | News | 0 |
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
Climate takes center stage at Maryland gubernatorial forum
by Capital News Service | March 9, 2022 | News | 2 |
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
Proposed Chesapeake Bay funds aim to curb pollution
by Capital News Service | November 2, 2021 | News | 0 |
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
‘Sunny day’ flooding on the rise along the Chesapeake
by Bay Journal | July 18, 2020 | News | 0 |
By Timothy B. Wheeler, Bay Journal News Service Those who live near the water around the...Read More
Smart ponds creating a splash in field of stormwater control
by Bay Journal | March 30, 2020 | News | 0 |
One of the oldest methods for capturing runoff, the stormwater pond, is getting a digital makeover.Read More
Chesapeake crab industry remains crippled by visa shortage, coronavirus
by Bay Journal | March 21, 2020 | News | 0 |
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
Lawmakers, clean-water advocates team up to oppose Conowingo pact
by Bryan Renbaum | March 11, 2020 | General Assembly | 0 |
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
State Roundup: Battle over crime, taxes
by Meg Tully | February 21, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Governor declares emergency for crime proposals, says proposed sales tax expansion for schools would destroy economy; Thurgood Marshall’s early education school to become community space; bill to ban medical marijuana in jails returns; Marylanders rally against Trump funding cut for Chesapeake; FBI called to Salisbury for racial threats; bill looks at handcuff use for warrants; MACO opposes solar panel mandate; Rawlings-Blake named to Bloomberg campaign; state grants for workforce assessment proposed; editorial on jailhouse informants; Humane Society calls for end to wildlife killing contests; ICC detours continueRead More
Environmentalists, Shore officials oppose Conowingo settlement
by Timothy Wheeler | February 13, 2020 | News | 0 |
Environmental groups and some rural Maryland officials are calling on federal regulators to reject the deal that the state has reached with the owner of the Conowingo Dam to address the harm the hydropower facility has caused to the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Spurred by that opposition, a bipartisan group of state lawmakers is making a bid to block the agreement through legislation.Read More
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