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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

Va. to study effects of winter crab dredging

Friday - 11/23/2012, 03:03pm EST

Tags: crabs

Va. extends blue crab harvest by 2 weeks

Virginia watermen are getting an extra two weeks to harvest blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Newport News, crabs, Virginia Marine Resources Commission

Portion of lower James re-opening to shellfishing

Virginia public health officials are re-opening a portion of the lower James River to shellfishing.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 03:45am EST

Tags: shellfish, Virginia Department of Health, Hurricane Sandy

The riverkeepers: Measuring Sandy's impact on the Chesapeake Bay (VIDEO)

After Superstorm Sandy, riverkeepers are taking to area waterways to gauge the impact of the storm on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Saturday - 11/03/2012, 09:24am EDT

Tags: riverkeeper, kate ryan

Researchers gauging Sandy's impact on Chesapeake

Across the environmentally fragile Chesapeake, researchers are spreading out to see what Sandy has wrought. So far, the indications are that the impact has not been as great as last fall when a pair of tropical storms caused widespread flooding that dumped mud, debris and sewage into the bay.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:40pm EDT

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Power restored to Maryland water treatment plant

Power has been restored to the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Howard County, Md. after millions of gallons of sewage spilled into the Chesapeake Bay.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 03:34pm EDT

Tags: Ken Ulman, Hurricane Sandy, alicia lozano, Paula Wolfson

Flood warning continues for DC, coastal Md., Va.

Forecasters are warning water levels will continue to rise in the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, which could cause coastal flooding.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: Potomac River

Savor the terroir, mer-roir?, of a farmed oyster

So you've embraced the concept of terroir, the notion that the land influences the character of the foods and wines produced on it. But are you ready for mer-roir?

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 03:56pm EDT

Tags: Oysters

Menhaden focus of fisheries meeting in Va.

A small but important fish for the Chesapeake Bay is the focus of a public meeting in Virginia.

Monday - 10/15/2012, 11:51am EDT

Tags: Atlantic States Fisheries Commission

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