Tag: Chesapeake Bay
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
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
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
Sen. Klausmeier proposes bill to ban student sex offends from school campuses; taking Trump administration one step further, Comptroller Franchot bans sale of disposable e-cigarette devices; Gov. Hogan seeks to repeal Busch-sponsored bill requiring state to pay Annapolis at least $750,000 annually; as state seeks to right history, statues of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass installed at State House; Hogan blasts President Trump on Chesapeake Bay program cuts; Sen. Carter says progressive support could help her win Cummings’ seat; and at least 11 take buyouts at Sun Media Group papers.Read More
The year 2010 closed with the unveiling of a new Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan lauded by states, federal officials and environmentalists as the rigorous, concrete and enforceable plan that would finally deliver on the promise of a clean and healthy Bay.Read More
Three scientists recently uncovered tantalizing hints that the Chesapeake, decades after tipping over the edge toward a more degraded state, could be on the threshold of a comeback.Read More
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