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The Coast Guard says boaters rescued a 13-year-old Boy Scout whose sailboat capsized in the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia is losing federal aid for Chesapeake Bay restoration projects because the Environmental Protection Agency is not satisfied with the state's efforts to address stormwater pollution.
Anne Arundel County health officials say more than 3,000 gallons of sewage have spilled out of a pumping station in Arnold.
The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued a swimming advisory for part of the Chesapeake Bay.
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Unlike the nearby ocean coasts, the Chesapeake Bay is not a hotbed for shark sport fishing, largely due to the low numbers of sharks that can exist in the water. Bull sharks are among the only species that can withstand salinity levels that low.
Sen. Ben Cardin will be in Ocean City this week discussing Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.
A mandatory commercial tagging program has been approved for striped bass fishing along the Atlantic coast.