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Missing man’s body found in Chesapeake Bay

CHURCHTON — Maryland Natural Resources Police say search crews have found the body of an Anne Arundel County man who disappeared while retrieving a friend’s hat from the Chesapeake Bay. Police spokesman Sgt. Brian Albert said the body of 20-year-old ...

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Multistate agreement in works for Chesapeake Bay

ANNAPOLIS — States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working to have a new cleanup agreement ready by October with clearer goals and greater flexibility and transparency. This would be the fourth Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement in 30 years intended ...

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Chesapeake Bay restoration sized up: mixed report

RICHMOND, Va. — Washington, D.C., and states within the Chesapeake Bay watershed are making progress to reduce pollution flowing into the hobbled estuary but none is on track to meet cleanup commitments set this year, an analysis by environmental groups ...

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Coalition aims to intervene in Conowingo Dam relicensing

CUMBERLAND — he Clean Chesapeake Coalition hopes the Conowingo Dam’s relicensing process will create an opportunity to address concerns about the dam’s role in Chesapeake Bay pollution. The Cumberland Times-News reports that lawyers for the coalition have filed to intervene ...

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Carroll County to pick up stormwater fee

Carroll County will use county funding to contribute to a state-mandated stormwater remediation effort instead of implementing a fee for individual residents and businesses. The county board of commissioners decided Thursday to transfer money set aside for stormwater projects to ...

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Crisfield man pleads guilty to polluting after abandoning sinking boat

A Crisfield man has been convicted of polluting state waters by abandoning a dilapidated and sinking boat in a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. State prosecutors say 56-year-old Gregory Sterling pleaded guilty to the charge in Somerset County District Court ...

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