Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: bay

Report challenging Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan questioned

A new assessment has found fatal flaws in an agriculture industry report calling for a halt in the new federally-led bay restoration strategy. The report said the strategy should be delayed until differences can be resolved between models developed by ...

Read More »

Maryland DNR crews monitor Bay water after storms (access required)

Crews from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources went out into the Chesapeake Bay Tuesday afternoon, near Sandy Point State Park, to survey the water quality following the recent Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene. The DNR crews will test fresh water levels, change in temperatures and will also collect nutrients to test their concentrations.

Read More »

Study: Crab population beginning to rebound

Big male crabs fetch the highest prices, but when it comes to ensuring the Chesapeake Bay will continue to produce those No. 1 males, researchers are increasingly paying attention to how many females are harvested. A new assessment released Tuesday ...

Read More »

Chesapeake Bay Foundation fighting back in court

ANNAPOLIS — Environmental groups led by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced Wednesday that they are asking a federal judge to allow them to join a court fight over Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. The bay advocacy and other groups said they ...

Read More »

Dock of the Bay restaurant faces $5K fine for live music, karaoke

A Millers Island restaurant must remove from its premises a speaker system that amplifies live music and karaoke or face a $5,000 fine, a Baltimore County Circuit Court judge ordered Wednesday. Dock of the Bay was found last month to ...

Read More »