Chesapeake Bay

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Chesapeake Bay Council Signs New Agreement

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.

06/16/2014

Finish line for swimmers competing in the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim. (Photo: Margaret Hasken/All-News 99.1)

More Than 600 Swimmers Compete in 4.4-Mile Annual Race

Water conditions were near ideal for the more than 600 people who swam across the Chesapeake Bay for charity Sunday.

06/08/2014

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Bacteria In Chesapeake Bay Prompts Swimming Advisory

With Memorial Day approaching, Virginia health officials have temporarily banned swimming and wading in part of the Chesapeake Bay because of bacteria levels.

05/22/2014

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Truck Crashes Over Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

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.

05/15/2014

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Regulators: No Major Impact in Gas Exports Plan

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.

05/15/2014

A waterman with oysters. (Photo credit: RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/GettyImages)

Maryland’s Oyster Population Booming, DNR Report Says

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.

05/07/2014

Chesapeake Blue Crabs. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Chesapeake’s Crab Population is Down, So Prices Could Rise Steeply This Summer

Blue crab lovers may have the wrong kind of blues this summer, according to an annual winter dredge survey.

05/02/2014

A Blue Heron walks along the rocks of the Chesapeake Bay. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama, Farmers Battle Over Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

A court case asks whether the EPA went too far in negotiating an agreement that puts pollution limits on the nation’s largest estuary.

04/29/2014

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Cargo Ship Grounded in Windy Chesapeake Bay

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.

04/16/2014

People Run Out Chesapeake Bay

Make-Up Day for 18th Polar Bear Plunge Underway

The 18th annual Polar Bear Plunge is taking place at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis.

03/08/2014

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