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  • Waterkeeper group investigating source of odor near Inner Harbor

    The environmental group Blue Water Baltimore is investigating what it believes is a sewage spill at the Inner Harbor near the Domino Sugar Plant. David Flores, the water quality manager for the group's Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper program, said he...
  • Harbor fish kills, odor not the norm

    The Sun got it right in its recent editorial entitled "Dollars and scents," (June 1) discussing the economic impact of the declining health of our harbor and our bay. As algal blooms and resulting fish kills happen year after year, citizens and...
  • Urban waste, not chicken manure, is the bay's biggest threat

    The contrast between 50 million gallon sewage spill in Baltimore County this spring and the ensuing Baltimore harbor fish kills and the Waterkeeper Alliance lawsuit against Worcester County farmers Alan and Kristin Hudson could not be starker. When a...
  • The modern wilds of a once busy island

    Nearly a quarter of a century ago, when I arrived on the shores of the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace to take up residence, I cast an imperialistic eye toward a key piece of real estate: the unoccupied territory of roughly 200 acres lodged in the...
  • Roaming bears in suburbia not going away

    Roaming bears in suburbia not going away
    Call it wildlife tourism in reverse. As spring turns into summer, young black bears hit the road, and in recent years it seems a few turn up on the outskirts of Baltimore, ambling across manicured lawns, rummaging through trash cans and raiding bird...
  • College lines

    FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY: Nicole Clarke of Abingdon, Jeremy Burnett of Fallston and Eric Ziegler of Fallston were named to its dean's list for the spring 2012 semester. To be included on the dean's list, students must complete 12 or more graded...
  • Bear appears to be headed north to Pa., DNR official says

    Bear appears to be headed north to Pa., DNR official says
    The black bear sighted in several locations in Harford County over the weekend was no hallucination – one family has photographs to prove it. More sightings of what is believed to be a young male bear have also been reported this week in Harford, a...
  • Floating marsh vital to Inner Harbor's future

    Regarding your article about a proposed floating wetland in the Inner Harbor, there shouldn't be much debate needed because the positive attributes of such a project far outweigh the negatives ("Largest Inner Harbor marsh project yet is stirring debate,"...
  • No more half-measures for the bay

    No more half-measures for the bay
    After 28 years of formal efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the single most successful efforts have been in curbing bay-choking nutrient pollutants from sewerage treatment plants, so-called "point sources" from pipes. Maryland has been a leader in...
  • Waterkeepers: Both urban and agricultural pollution are a problem

    Bill Satterfield, in his June 11 letter to the editor ("Urban waste, not chicken manure, is the bay's biggest threat") was right when he said "everyone has a role in protecting the Chesapeake Bay." What he forgot is that "everyone" includes both the...
  • The Romney evolution

    The recent presidential debate was an eye opener. First, we discovered that Mitt Romney wants to open National Parks and Wilderness areas to oil and gas drilling and exploration. Then, we learned that Mr. Romney is severely math deficient, proposing a...
  • More bear sightings in Harford County

    More bear sightings in Harford County
    Almost two weeks after a black bear was first seen in Harford County, and believed to have moved on, the sightings continue. And the people who see the bear, or bears, are taking pictures. Elaine Derickson, who lives in the 600 block of Stafford Road...