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Oyster restoration plan targets 2 dozen Chesapeake Bay tributaries

An Army Corps of Engineers master plan to restore native oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary, would establish sanctuaries in Maryland and Virginia.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 11:52am EST

Tags: dick uliano, Oysters, oyster restoration, Army Corps of Engineers, Eastern Shore

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UVa game simulates Chesapeake Bay watershed

Seven teams of high school students will get an opportunity to see whether they would be good stewards of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 04:54am EST

Tags: uva, game

Chesapeake shows signs of resilience, report finds

Bay grasses, crabs and rockfish are showing signs of resilience in the Chesapeake Bay, which continues to suffer from poor water quality as a growing population stresses it, according to a report released Thursday.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 01:04pm EST

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Plan calls for more access to Chesapeake waters

A new Chesapeake Bay watershed access plan calls for more ways to get to the water.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 11:16am EST

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Md. State Police host plunge in Chesapeake Bay

Some brave souls took an icy plunge into the Chesapeake Bay to support Special Olympics Maryland.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 07:22am EST

Tags: Sandy Point State Park, Polar Bear Plunge, Special Olympics Maryland

Md. DNR: Data hasten need to deal with Conowingo

Sediments behind the Conowingo dam threatening bay restoration efforts must be dealt with sooner rather than later, and Exelon should be part of the solution as part of the relicensing of its hydro-electric power plant, a Maryland natural resources official said Tuesday.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 06:55pm EST

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Tidal flooding pictures wanted

Maryland is looking for photos of higher-than- normal tides over the next couple of days to help document flooding.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 09:48am EST

Tags: Maryland Department of Natural Resources, King Tides, Kate Skaggs, Kristi King,

McDonnell makes big, last push for lasting legacy

Gov. Bob McDonnell is using his annual address to the state to make one big, last push for a lasting legislative legacy, urging lawmakers to embrace his education and transportation reforms.

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 05:55am EST

Tags: Bob McDonnell, State of the Commonwealth, transportation, civil rights restoration, mental health, teacher pay raise,

Report finds bay restoration progress, concerns

A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 02:59pm EST

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Study: Natural gas exports would help economy

Exporting natural gas would benefit the U.S. economy even if it led to higher domestic prices for the fuel, according to a study commissioned by the Energy Department.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 04:51pm EST

Tags: Sierra Club, Dominion Resources Inc., Calvert Cliffs State Park

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