The Maryland Department of the Environment says Exelon Corp. will pay up to $3.5 million to fund more study of the Conowingo power dam’s effects on Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay water quality.
The downtown waterfront here at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay used to be dotted with so many crab processing plants that Hampton was once known as Crabtown.
Rescuers euthanized a whale after it was found stranded along the Chesapeake Bay shore in Virginia Beach.
Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
The boat captain worked the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and when he wasn’t operating a boat, he was working on them and around the dock.
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.