A type of bacterial infection that can lead to amputation or even death if not treated properly has been reported at least five times so far this summer in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, according to the Calvert County Health Department.
An annual dredge of the Chesapeake Bay says the number of harvestable blue crabs decreased significantly this between 2013 and 2014 — to levels that haven’t been seen since before strict conservation restrictions went into effect more than five years ago.
Maryland Natural Resources Police safety message stretches beyond making sure whoever is behind the wheel stays sober.
Governors from states neighboring the Chesapeake Bay signed a new agreement Monday that will require state officials to submit plans in 90 days on how they specifically plan to fight pollution in the nation’s largest estuary.
Water conditions were near ideal for the more than 600 people who swam across the Chesapeake Bay for charity Sunday.
With Memorial Day approaching, Virginia health officials have temporarily banned swimming and wading in part of the Chesapeake Bay because of bacteria levels.
A truck driver died on Thursday after striking a stopped maintenance vehicle on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, causing the tractor-trailer to jackknife, hit a light pole and plunge into the Chesapeake Bay, authorities said.
Federal regulators concluded Thursday that Dominion Energy’s proposal to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland would pose “no significant impact” on the environment — a positive step for the company.
The Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population has more than doubled since 2010, and has reached its highest point since monitoring began in 1985, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Blue crab lovers may have the wrong kind of blues this summer, according to an annual winter dredge survey.