| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:48 PM
In their quest to cure Baltimore's ailing harbor, advocates and authorities have tried one gadget after another: floating wetlands, a solar-powered aerator, even a trash wheel.
Add now the "algal turf scrubber," a long wooden sluiceway through which...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 5:15 PM
A trio of environmental groups warned Monday they would sue the operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland for allegedly discharging excessive amounts of nutrient pollution into Chesapeake Bay rivers and trying to mask their violations by...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Why does the Chesapeake Bay Foundation refuse to take seriously the threat posed by the Conowingo Dam's inability to hold back Susquehanna River pollution? With respect to the effect of Susquehanna River pollutants, the bay foundation has taken an...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:22 PM
On good days, the Tiber Hudson tributary of the Patapsco is a pleasant part of the scenery in Historic Ellicott City as it flows through a stone channel by Tonge Row, beneath Tiber Alley alongside Main Street and past the B&O Railroad Museum before it...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:14 AM
In 2003, Mike Dufton purchased a 2,200-square-foot townhome on tranquil Back Creek just outside Annapolis in the community of King James Landing.
The end-of-group design featuring a side entrance, along with views of the water just beyond the front yard,...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It is way too early in the season to be writing about snow, but I don't see how I can avoid it this afternoon. Both Eric the Red and AccuWeather.com are posting snow chatter, even snow maps. It's Oct. 27!A......
| Oct 29, 2011
| 4:22 PM
A winter weather advisory is in effect for the Baltimore-Washington area Saturday, as the National Weather Service is predicting that a storm could hit the region with as much as four inches of snow. The forecast calls for a mix......
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:22 AM
From the Sun's print editions:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell provides this guest post: "Freak storm sweeps in without warning: Motorists stranded" was one of the headlines in The Baltimore Sun, referring to the snow that hit Maryland on Nov. 6-7,....
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:22 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to be sunny and breezy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 52 and west winds of 14 and 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 miles per......
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to be mostly cloudy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 56 and light winds becoming northwesterly of 12 to 15 miles per hour. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent.......