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Area water, sewage systems to receive upgrades

Maryland's Board of Public Works approved more than $65 million for improvements to the state's water and sewage systems. The counties that will receive funding include Prince George's, Calvert, Frederick, St. Mary's, Wicomico, Allegany, Baltimore and Montgomery.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 07:28am EDT

Tags: National Park Service, Maryland Board of Public Works, Chesapeake Bay, Sewage, sewage systems, water, runoff, thomas warren, Chesapeake Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant, Poolesville, Potomac Vista

Multistate agreement in works for Chesapeake Bay

States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working to have a new cleanup agreement ready by October.

Sunday - 07/14/2013, 07:47pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay

Analysis: 800 miles of Md. roads would be affected by sea level rise

Maryland estimates that 400 miles of roadways would be affected by rising sea levels over the next century. An analysis finds the impact would be much greater, when county-maintained roads are factored in.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:48am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, sea level rise, Maryland State Highway Administration, Chesapeake Beach, North Beach

Calvert Co. using FEMA funds to buy, raze cliffside homes

Calvert County is acquiring 10 homes along the county's cliffs with $5.15 million in federal disaster funds.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:32am EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Calvert Cliffs, erosion

Rising waters pose difficult in Calvert County (Video)

Coastal communities the world over are often revered for their natural beauty, but with sea levels rising because of global warming, the very resource that drives people to these areas is starting to destroy them.

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

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Calvert County, Lusby, Chesapeake Beach, Randle Cliff

Volunteers wanted to weed 2 Md. recreation areas

Maryland officials are looking for volunteers to help remove invasive weeds at two recreation areas along the Patuxent River.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 08:57am EDT

Tags: Patuxent River, Chesapeake Bay

Rising seas, sinking land put Maryland's waterfront communities at risk

Noah Bradshaw knows what the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay can do to a community. The 68-year-old city inspector grew up in a house in town that had been moved from nearby Holland Island a century ago.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 08:11am EDT

Tags: Capital News Service, global warming, climate change, rising water, Chesapeake, Chesapeake Bay, superstorm Sandy, Brandon Goldner, Maryland

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