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UniStar appeals Maryland reactor rejection

A French company is appealing U.S. regulators' rejection of its bid to build a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby near the Chesapeake Bay.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 01:29pm EDT

Tags: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, Chesapeake Bay

Boy Scout rescued after sailboat capsizes in bay

The Coast Guard says boaters rescued a 13-year-old Boy Scout whose sailboat capsized in the Chesapeake Bay.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 09:35pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, sailing, Boy Scouts

Lack of progress costs Va. bay cleanup funds

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.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 12:12pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake, Chesapeake Bay

3,000 gallons of sewage spills in Md.

Anne Arundel County health officials say more than 3,000 gallons of sewage have spilled out of a pumping station in Arnold.

Saturday - 09/01/2012, 09:04am EDT

Tags: Patapsco River, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, environment

Va. Beach issues swimming advisory for part of bay

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued a swimming advisory for part of the Chesapeake Bay.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 04:14pm EDT

Tags: Virginia Beach, Chesapeake Bay

Sharks in the Chesapeake: More likely than thought

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.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 11:49am EDT

Tags: Pete Ide, David Lowensteiner, Kelly Sullivan, Chesapeake Bay, bull shark, Shark Week, sharks, Captain Pete, Paul D. Shinkman

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