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.
A court case asks whether the EPA went too far in negotiating an agreement that puts pollution limits on the nation’s largest estuary.
The Coast Guard said the weather was to blame for the grounding of the 751-foot bulk carrier the Ornak and for a collision of two other vessels Tuesday night.
The 18th annual Polar Bear Plunge is taking place at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis.