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  • Tractorcade protests rural development curbs

    Tractorcade protests rural development curbs
    Farmers and others upset over state-imposed restrictions on septic-based rural development staged a "tractorcade" Tuesday past the State House in Annapolis. The protest comes on the day the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee is...
  • Chesapeake regaining "resilience," EPA reports

    Chesapeake regaining "resilience," EPA reports
    The Chesapeake Bay is showing increased resilience in the face of natural and man-made abuses, though it's still seriously impaired, according to the latest official report on the regional restoration effort. The annual "Bay Barometer" released...
  • Annapolis scientist wins weather award for work with 'smart' bay buoys

    Annapolis scientist wins weather award for work with 'smart' bay buoys
    Part data collectors, part tour guides — with a dash of personality for good measure — the 10 yellow navigational markers that make up the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System have been a hit with the public and weather forecasters since...
  • The menhaden mystery

    The menhaden mystery
    At a historic meeting in Baltimore recently, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), the fisheries management body representing 15 states along the Eastern Seaboard, resolved to cap the harvest of menhaden at 20 percent less than the...
  • Chesapeake Bay improving, green group says

    Chesapeake Bay improving, green group says
    The Chesapeake Bay's health appears to be slowly rebounding, but still has a long way to go to be considered fully recovered, according to the region's largest environmental group. The Annapolis-based Chesapeake Bay Foundation rated the estuary's...
  • Lessons learned (or not) about the Chesapeake Bay

    Lessons learned (or not) about the Chesapeake Bay
    "Saving the Chesapeake Bay is a test; if we pass we get to keep the planet," wrote Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Will Baker, in the foreword to a book I wrote about 20 years ago for the foundation. The bay, on the doorstep of the nation's capital,...
  • Chesapeake's new threat — lawyers

    Chesapeake's new threat — lawyers
    Restoring the Chesapeake Bay to better health, or at least slowing the pace of pollution into it, is neither easy nor inexpensive. Yet it's worth pursuing and ultimately is a smart investment, so important is the estuary's future to Maryland's economy and...
  • Nutrient-trading programs can reduce bay pollution

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation appreciates the concern about nutrient trading expressed by Dr. Robert S. Lawrence of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ("Nutrient trading a dirty deal for the bay, Dec. 9). We would like to present some...
  • Fisheries panel to rule on menhaden

    Fisheries panel to rule on menhaden
    From Virginia, New Jersey and points in between, busloads of fishermen are coming to Baltimore for a showdown Friday over how much to curb the industrial-scale harvest of a small, oily fish that figures prominently in the seafood industry, though no one...
  • Ulman vetoes controversial land preservation bill; council weighs options

    Ulman vetoes controversial land preservation bill; council weighs options
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Thursday vetoed County Council legislation designating land preservation areas in the county, saying the council's plan did not go far enough to preserve land. It was the first veto of Ulman's six-year tenure as...
  • Panel votes to cut menhaden harvest by 20 percent

    Panel votes to cut menhaden harvest by 20 percent
    In a move hailed by conservationists, East Coast regulators ordered Friday a 20 percent reduction in the commercial catch of Atlantic menhaden, despite warnings that the cutback would cost some fishermen their jobs and may affect crabbers in the...
  • Bay Foundation head: Will Sen. Pipkin be part of the solution?

    I agree with much of what Sen. E. J. Pipkin wrote in his Baltimore Sun op-ed, "Is the Bay Foundation ignoring the threat behind the Conowingo Dam?" published on November 27. For instance the Susquehanna River, draining approximately 50 percent of...