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Bay Foundation to intervene in dam relicensing

ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has filed to intervene in the relicensing of the hydropower facility at the Conowingo Dam. The foundation said Tuesday that it will urge a solution to the effects the dam has on water quality ...

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Senate committee passes agriculture certainty bill

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland senate committee has approved an agriculture certainty bill that has split support from environmental groups. The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee voted 7-4 to pass the bill Wednesday. Supporters say it will give farmers ...

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Environmental groups split over Md. farm certainty

Environmental groups are splitting over a bill designed to give farmers more certainty about how Chesapeake Bay restoration regulations will affect them. The bill is scheduled for a hearing next week before a Senate committee. It would exempt farmers from ...

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Chesapeake shows signs of resilience, report finds

Bay grasses, crabs and rockfish are showing signs of resilience in the Chesapeake Bay, which continues to suffer from poor water quality as a growing population stresses it, according to a report released Thursday. The bay barometer provides a snapshot ...

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