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  • NRP finds hundreds of pounds of dead striped bass caught in illegal net

    NRP finds hundreds of pounds of dead striped bass caught in illegal net
    The Chesapeake Bay's bounty was turned into a macabre tableau Monday morning as an illegal net at least 600 yards long and filled with decaying striped bass and other fish was partially pulled from the waters off Tilghman Island. As a crane whined and...
  • So where are those May flowers again?

    So where are those May flowers again?
    Surely the worst example of junk science is that old canard about April showers bringing May flowers. The showers came, but the evidence of any additional blooms is anecdotal at best. Better the ditty should go something like, "April showers bring May...
  • BWI Survival Guide

    BWI Survival Guide
    If you haven't ventured inside BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport since last Thanksgiving, you'll be happy to hear the bathrooms are in the same place. So are the runways. That is to say, not a lot has changed physically. But the airport has had a banner year...
  • Girls basketball: The poll

    Girls basketball: The poll
    1. Archbishop Spalding Coach: William Rosemond Last season: 23-6, ranked No. 2 Postseason: IAAM A Conference runner-up Outook: The Cavaliers lost four games last year to AConference champion St. Frances, but they come back loaded, returning all...
  • Boys basketball: The poll

    Boys basketball: The poll
    1. City Coach: Mike Daniel Last season: 23-2, ranked No. 1 Postseason: Class 2A champion Outlook: With four starters back — including Maryland-bound senior guard Nick Faust — the Knights are poised to make it three straight state titles....
  • Girls cross country: First team

    Erin Causey Hereford, freshman • Freshman played major role in helping Hereford win Baltimore County, Class 3A North Region and state titles • Won Baltimore County title and finished second at Class 3A North Region meet • Bounced...
  • Tougher pesticide regulation critical to health of the bay

    Senator Ben Cardin's fight to protect EPA authority over pollution discharge permits controlling many of the pesticides in our waterways ("Cardin Leads Fight Over Pesticides," July 3) is critical to the health of the Chesapeake Bay and to all of us who...
  • EPA rule seeks to curb long-distance air pollution

    EPA rule seeks to curb long-distance air pollution
    In a sweeping move aimed at curbing long-distance air pollution that afflicts the health of 240 million Americans — including Marylanders — the Environmental Protection Agency is ordering power plants across much of the eastern United States...
  • Pesticide bill threatens the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem

    We applaud Sen. Ben Cardin's courageous opposition to the pesticides bill now before the U.S. Senate ("Cardin opposes break on pesticide," July 4). This proposal would cancel the Environmental Protection Agency's permit program limiting the amount and...
  • State seeks developer for mixed-use project on Eastern Shore

    State officials are seeking a developer to build a mixed-use project on 12 waterfront acres in Cambridge on the Eastern Shore. The state's Department of Transportation, which owns the site off Route 50 on the shores of the Choptank River, issued a...
  • EPA administrator stands tall

    EPA administrator stands tall
    For those who long for clean water, breathable air and perhaps even a healthy Chesapeake Bay, there's at least one public figure willing to fight for your cause, and she's a former chemical engineer who has never held elected office. U.S. Environmental...
  • Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies

    Sydney W. Porter Jr., radiation expert, dies
    Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...