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Chesapeake Bay oysters get more attention at pivotal time (access required)

Robert T. Brown pulled an oyster shell from a pile freshly harvested by a dredger from the Chesapeake Bay and talked enthusiastically about the larvae attached — a sign of a future generation critical to the health of the nation's largest estuary.

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Some Chesapeake Bay states fighting EPA clean water rule rollback (access required)

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency revoked two regulations last month dealing with clean water and air that present conflicting positions from the Trump Administration over the role states should play in protecting their own natural resources. The first came ...

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Frosh, brushing off GOP critics, says anti-Trump suits protect Marylanders (access required)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday defended as apolitical efforts to protect Marylanders his office’s legal challenges to President Trump’s restrictions on immigration from majority-Muslim countries, the marketing of the president’s Washington hotel and his administration’s rollback of regulations ...

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Md. awards contract for Conowingo Dam dredging pilot program (access required)

Maryland took another step toward resolving the pollution crisis at the Conowingo Dam, awarding a contract Thursday for a demonstration project to remove sediment that overflows the dam and pollutes the Chesapeake Bay. Northgate-Dutra Joint Venture won the contract, issued ...

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Bay Journal Media challenges EPA’s termination of grant (access required)

A nonprofit publication covering the Chesapeake Bay is appealing the Environmental Protection Agency’s termination of a multi-year grant supporting its production and suing over a failure to provide requested records pertaining to the decision. In August, the EPA notified Bay Journal ...

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