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Stormwater runoff scorecard issued for D.C., Md.

The Potomac Conservancy has issued a scorecard on efforts in Maryland and the District of Columbia to combat the problems generated by stormwater runoff.

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeak Bay, Potomac Conservancy, environment, stormwater runoff, Kate Ryan, Potomac River, pollution

Seafood label fraud hurts local fishing, politicians say

Crab fraud is a growing trend that can have a major impact on the seafood industry.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 04:40am EDT

Tags: Chesapeak Bay, blue crab, Tim Kaine, Mark Warner, Barbara Mikulski, Rob Wittman, Michelle Murillo

Chesapeake Bay's dead zones growing

Dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay are growing.

Monday - 07/07/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeak Bay, Kathy Stewart

Survey: Maryland oyster population makes gains

A survey has found Maryland's oyster population has more than doubled since 2010.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 06:26pm EDT

Tags: oysters, Chesapeak Bay

Boys lived in squalor on Magothy River

Lots of families make their homes on houseboats in the Chesapeake Bay. But one family caught the attention of police after neighbors became concerned for the welfare of the children on board.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 07:33pm EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, Chesapeak Bay, magothy river, john kelly, sherri kelly

Water may wipe away trail Tubman blazed, Blackwater refuge

Sea levels have been rising in the Chesapeake Bay at more than twice the global rate -- and one of the most important stops on the Underground Railroad likely will be largely underwater within the next 50 years.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:31am EDT

Tags: sea level rise, Chesapeak Bay, Eastern Shore, Harriet Tubman, Blackwater Refuge

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